[Rd] windows 64-bit package build on 32-bit machine

Michael Spiegel michael.m.spiegel at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 05:10:15 CEST 2010

Hmm.  So our package does not have no src/Makefile.win and only an
empty configure.win.  We usually build a binary version with R CMD
INSTALL --build.

R --arch x64 CMD INSTALL --build yields the message "The system cannot
find the path specified."

On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 10:41 PM, Simon Urbanek
<simon.urbanek at r-project.org> wrote:
> On Oct 26, 2010, at 9:04 PM, Michael Spiegel wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Is it possible to build a 64-bit package on a 32-bit machine on
>> windows? I can cross-compile for x86, x86_64, and ppc on a 32-bit OS X
>> machine.  And it looks like I could build a 32-bit library on a 64-bit
>> windows machine.  But it doesn't look possible to build a 64-bit
>> library on a 32-bit windows machine?
> Why not? It works for me without problems ...
> Cheers,
> Simon

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