[Rd] Build package for R 2.0.1 under Windows
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Nov 30 16:15:08 CET 2004
On Tue, 30 Nov 2004 Per.Broberg at astrazeneca.com wrote:
> This summer I and a colleague built a package for R v 1.9.1 containing
> C-code under Windows. That only worked for us when
> R was installed in c:\program files\R. Now I have R v 2.0.1 and the same
> package won't build. I get the following
> C:\Program Files\R\rw2001\bin>rcmd check "c:\program
> * checking for working latex ...latex: not found
> * using log directory 'C:/Program Files/R/rw2001/bin/sag.Rcheck'
> * checking for file 'sag/DESCRIPTION' ... OK
> * checking if this is a source package ... OK
> installing R.css in C:/PROGRA~1/R/rw2001/bin/SAG~1.RCH
> ---------- Making package sag ------------
> adding build stamp to DESCRIPTION
> making DLL ...
> ... DLL made
> installing DLL
> installing R files
> installing man source files
> installing indices
> installing help
> >>> Building/Updating help pages for package 'sag'
> Formats: text html latex example chm
> Fstat text html latex example
> # I delete some of the list of functions
> samrocn text html latex
> samrocnboot text html latex example
> Microsoft HTML Help Compiler 4.74.8702
> Compiling c:\PROGRA~1\r\rw2001\src\library\sag\chm\sag.chm
> Compile time: 0 minutes, 1 second
> 40 Topics
> 78 Local links
> 9 Internet links
> 1 Graphic
> Created c:\PROGRA~1\r\rw2001\src\library\sag\chm\sag.chm, 54,723 bytes
> Compression decreased file by 51,513 bytes.
> preparing package sag for lazy loading
> Error in findpack(package, lib.loc) : There is no package called 'sag'
> Execution halted
> make: *** [lazyload] Error 1
> *** Installation of sag failed ***
> Removing 'C:/PROGRA~1/R/rw2001/bin/SAG~1.RCH/sag'
> Installation failed.
> What happened?
See the advice about not installing R into a path with spaces in. Not
that we can reproduce this: I have tried a lot of combinations with spaces
in and all work for me.
cd C:\Program Files\R\rw2001\src\library
..\..\bin\rcmd check sag
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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