[Rd] R 2.12.0 doesn't install properly under Windows Vista

Joshua Wiley jwiley.psych at gmail.com
Sun Oct 17 06:36:53 CEST 2010

On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 4:01 PM, Duncan Murdoch
<murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 16/10/2010 4:55 PM, Dominick Samperi wrote:
>> After installing R 2.12.0 under windows Vista it does not start because it
>> cannot
>> find Rgui.exe. Indeed, the contents of R\R-2.12.0\bin are:
>> config.sh
>> R.exe
>> Rscript.exe
>> Sd2Rd.pl
>> It appears that a few things are missing...
> The original build was missing the contents of bin/i386, which is where 32
> bit binaries are stored now.  A new build has been done, and it will
> eventually make it to CRAN and the mirrors.
> Check the date on the bottom of the bin/windows/base page on CRAN:
> 2010-10-15 is bad, 2010-10-16 is good (as far as I know).

Just FYI, I successfully installed R 2.12.0 (2010-10-16) on Windows XP
32bit.  I'll try it on 7 x64 tomorrow, but so far the GUI, Rterm, and
R CMD BATCH all worked great.

Thanks for spending your Saturday making this available, Duncan!


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Joshua Wiley
Ph.D. Student, Health Psychology
University of California, Los Angeles

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