[R] packages under windows installation guide?

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Mar 25 16:46:39 CET 1999

On Thu, 25 Mar 1999, Robert L. Sandefur wrote:

> Hi
>  I was trying to install a package (sgeostat) under windows but the r-faq only tells how to do it under unix.
>  Question:
>   1) is there documentation on how install a package under windows?

Yes, in the rw-FAQ distributed with the current Windows version (and in the
readme.packages too, I believe).

The answer is that it is very easy: get the compiled zip file from
CRAN, and unzip in rw0633/library.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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