[R] Compiling 1.2.1 to Windows binary [SUMMARY]
guido at sirio.stat.unipd.it
Sun Jan 21 15:44:40 CET 2001
On Sat, Jan 20, 2001 at 08:42:31PM -0800, Marc R. Feldesman wrote:
> The crucial resolution lay in an offhand suggestion that Brian made (and
> which Peter hinted at) about other elements being on the same logical drive
> with HTML Help Workshop. As it turned out, I placed HTML Help Workshop on
> my logical E: drive, while all the other elements needed to make R were
> located on the logical F: drive. Again, even though the paths were quite
> clear in the shell, placing the different components on different logical
> drives is too confusing in the cygwin environment. When I uninstalled HTML
> Help Workshop from the E: drive, rebooted and reinstalled it to the F:
> drive, the make proceeded without error.
> I don't know whether this should be part of the instructions for building R
> from source or not, but it certainly does appear that everything needs to
> reside on the same logical drive.
Not really sure about this. I have a almost full 'cygwin' in c:/cygwin,
'mingw' in c:/Programs/mingw32 but 'perl' and 'Ms Help Workshop'
in d:/Program Files/. And, it works for me. Boh!!
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