[Rd] 'R CMD config' doesn't work on Windows
murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Thu May 18 04:11:34 CEST 2006
On 5/17/2006 5:51 PM, Seth Falcon wrote:
> Herve Pages <hpages at fhcrc.org> writes:
>> I'd like to report this problem I have on Windows with R 2.2.1, R 2.3.0,
>> R-2.3.0 patched (r38086) and R 2.4.0 devel (r37925):
>> D:\hpages>R\bin\R CMD config CC
>> Can't open perl script "D:\hpages\R-2.3.1/bin/config": No such file
>> or directory
> A bit of background...
> For Bioconductor's automated builds, we are trying to provide
> developers with more information about the build platforms upon which
> their packages are tested. For example, see here:
> So R CMD config <var> provides a lot of useful details, but it doesn't
> seem to work on Windows for us. It would be very nice to be able to
> provide the same level of detail about our Windows build system.
What is "config"? On Windows, it's assumed to be a Perl script stored
in RHOME/bin and as the message says, there's no such thing.
If it's a .exe or .bat file, you need to specify the extension for R CMD
to find it. This is described in the Intro to R manual, in "invoking R
from the command line".
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