[R] Compiling 1.2.1 to Windows binary [SUMMARY]
Peter Dalgaard BSA
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Sun Jan 21 16:10:33 CET 2001
Guido Masarotto <guido at sirio.stat.unipd.it> writes:
> 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.
> 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!!
I haven't played with Cygwin for years [*], but isn't there some business
about mounting drives to make them visible to the shell?
[*] and good riddance. Not that the Cygwin crowd haven't made an
incredible effort - it's just that the kludges necessary to emulate a
Unix environment under Windows get to you after a while. Much
admiration for Brian's and Guido's ability to stay on top of this for
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