[Rd] Re: [R] Building a package under WIN2000 / rw2.0
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Nov 7 15:18:05 CET 2004
On Sun, 7 Nov 2004, Uwe Ligges wrote:
> BXC (Bendix Carstensen) wrote:
> > I have an odd problem in building a package with only R-code in it.
> > I have a package mainly used by myself which I last build under R
> > 1.9.0.
> > The operation system is Win2000 5.00.2195, Service Pack 3
> > When I do:
> > c:\stat\r\rw2000\bin\Rcmd install --docs=normal --build
> > --library=c:\stat\R\bxc\library c:\stat\R\bxc\library.sources\xx
> [moved to R-devel]
> Works with forward slashes as follows:
> c:\stat\r\rw2000\bin\Rcmd install --docs=normal --build
> --library=c:\stat\R\bxc\library c:/stat/R/bxc/library.sources/xx
> The seems to be related with the more recent threads
> "Re: [Rd] wishlist: better error message in R CMD check"
> "[Rd] creating a package without lazy loading"
> on R-devel.
> I'll try to debug.
I have a fix in R-patched for this: it seems highly dependent on the
version of the tools in use.
For rw2000, do avoid
- spaces in the path to the package sources
- backslashes in the path to the package sources
Both were warned against, of course.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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