[R] building packages in Windows under R 1.2.1

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Mon Jan 22 10:15:18 CET 2001

John Fox <jfox at mcmaster.ca> writes:

> More specifically, "rcmd build" produces the following error:
> 	C:\rw1021\src\library>c:\rw1021\bin\rcmd build car
> 	Please set TMPDIR to a valid temporary directory
> It looked to me as if "rcmd build" wanted an environment variable called 
> TMPDIR, so I set one, but this didn't help.

But did you make it contain the name of a valid temporary directory?

The default for TMPDIR is c:/TEMP, so maybe that doesn't exist?
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