[Rd] R CMD on windows 7

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Wed Aug 26 10:12:28 CEST 2009

As far as I know, nobody of the developers who also work under Windows 
has access to Windows 7 these days. Patches are welcome, of course!

Best wishes,
Uwe Ligges

Robert J. Hijmans wrote:
> I had difficulties running R CMD check and build on windows 7.
> The problem seems to be that the script creates folders to which
> nobody has any access permissions (not even read). So the script can
> not delete these folders or open files.
> This worked for me:
> Go to the properties of the root folder of your R project (e.g. "D:\R").
> Change the settings so that this folder and its sub-folders do not
> inherit permissions.
> I wanted to next remove the "system" user (but that happened by
> itself); and I added myself as a user (not sure if necessary, but
> that's what I did).
> You probably need admin privileges to do this.
>> sessionInfo()
> R version 2.9.1 (2009-06-26)
> i386-pc-mingw32
> locale:
> LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252;LC_CTYPE=English_United
> States.1252;LC_MONETARY=English_United
> States.1252;LC_NUMERIC=C;LC_TIME=English_United States.1252
> attached base packages:
> [1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base
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