[R] running Rcmd INSTALL, again

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Fri Jan 5 11:08:18 CET 2001

RINNER Heinrich <H.RINNER at TIROL.GV.AT> writes:

> Ok, one last try. R1.2.0, WinNT 4.0:
> [R is installed in: R_HOME=D:\Programme\R\rw1020]
> Can anyone give a hint what the following error message (when running Rcmd
> INSTALL) means and what to do about it? 
> cd D:\Programme\R\rw1020\src\library
> D:\Programme\R\rw1020\bin\rcmd install testfunctions
> make: Entering directory `/cygdrive/d/Programme/R/rw1020/src/gnuwin32'
> dlltool -k --as as   --dllname R.dll --def R.exp --output-lib libR.a
> make: dlltool: Command not found
> make: *** [libR.a] Error 127
> make: Leaving directory `/cygdrive/d/Programme/R/rw1020/src/gnuwin32'
> *** Installation of testfunctions failed ***

That would seem to mean that dlltool is not in your PATH or
nonexistant. I'm more than a bit rusty on the native Windows builds,
but I believe dlltool is supposed to be found among all the other
gnuwin32 tools like gcc.

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