[Rd] build packages with vignettes in Windows

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Tue Apr 29 22:55:58 CEST 2008

On 29/04/2008 4:26 PM, Michael wrote:
> On 29 Apr 2008, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>> On 29/04/2008 12:54 PM, Michael wrote:
>>> I've been trying to build a Windows binary of a package of mine without
>>> success.  It seems that the files under inst/doc throw the script off.
>>> I am using the command 'Rcmd INSTALL --build'.
>>> ---------- Making package genepi ------------
>>>   adding build stamp to DESCRIPTION
>>>   installing NAMESPACE file and metadata
>>>   installing R files
>>>   installing inst files
>>> FIND: Parameter format not correct
>> That looks as though you don't have the tools installed correctly, you have
>> some other "find" earlier on your path.
> Thanks, I didn't let the Rtools Installer to update the PATH variable for me
> because it says 'restart is required' which I didn't want to do, since I can
> update the environment variable without rebooting Windows.

Right, you don't need to set the system path for everything, but you do 
need to set it in CMD (or other shell) before running Rcmd.

Duncan Murdoch

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