AW: [R] running Rcmd INSTALL: working now!

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at
Fri Jan 5 13:27:11 CET 2001

On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, RINNER Heinrich wrote:

> I almost didn't believe in it anymore, but Rcmd INSTALL finally is working
> for me!
> Thanks to all who helped on this, especially to Guido Masarotto, Brian
> Ripley, John Fox, Peter Dalgaard, Uwe Ligges.
> Anyway, I do think the documentation is a bit confusing here (at least for
> me, I don't know if others have felt the same). It might be a good idea to
> add the essence of Brians and Guidos replies to the "Simple ports" section
> of readme.packages ?

Well, you did not come close to following the instructions, and
mix-and-match just will not work.

The "Simple ports" section for 1.2.1 have a new target make pkgnoC-mypkg,
and do work.  Rcmd INSTALL will still need the compiler installed, as the
instructions say.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at
Professor of Applied Statistics,
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
1 South Parks Road,                     +44 1865 272860 (secr)
Oxford OX1 3TG, UK                Fax:  +44 1865 272595

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