[Rd] R-Forge SVN repositories: R CMD build/check error on Windows machines

Deepayan Sarkar deepayan.sarkar at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 00:22:12 CEST 2008

On 4/28/08, Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> The difference is in INSTALL, not build/check.
>  You are right that the Unix INSTALL was changed in r25808 (Aug 2003), but
> AFAICS this was not documented at the time in [O]NEWS, nor anywhere else.
>  Can you point me to the documentation you used to implement this?

FWIW, the NEWS for 2.5.0 [1] has

    o	R CMD build now takes the package name from the DESCRIPTION
	file and not from the directory.  (PR#9266)

and that does seem to work on Windows.

[1] https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-announce/2007/000828.html


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