[Rd] Question about how to compile .zip for Windows
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Oct 29 19:06:23 CEST 2011
On Sat, 29 Oct 2011, Uwe Ligges wrote:
> On 28.10.2011 15:03, Yi Zhao wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> Thanks for Baptiste's help. He offered me the website
>> http://win-builder.r-project.org/ This is very good.
>> However, I face another problem recently that I need to program a package,
>> which require 'multiple-precision floating-point computations'. I found
>> MPFR is very good tools. It can be installed on the linux system, if you
>> want to use it just include some head files.
>> So my problem is my computer can only compile the linux version package not
>> the windows .zip version. And also If I want to use the website above, it
>> doesn't install the MPFR. I want to try to compile it directly on my
>> computer. I stuck here.
> See the examples in package Rmpfr. You can make use of the same setting on
In other words, we do have a pre-compiled mpfr for Windows, and it
*is* installed on winbuilder. You can get it from
http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/pub/Rtools/ for your own use.
> Uwe Ligges
>> Yi Zhao
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