[R] about the "mini-distribution" (R for Win )

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue Mar 11 16:01:56 CET 2003

vito muggeo wrote:
> Dear all,
> I've just downloaded the miniR.exe, miniR-1.bin,....,miniR-8.bin in order to
> update R to 1.6.2 (I cannot download the file of 19Mb !). The installation
> seems to have worked fine, but I can't find in the /bin dir several files
> that were, for instance, in the /bin directory in the version 1.5.1
> In particular the file Rcmd.exe is missing, therefore I cannot run R in
> BATCH mode (I have the Perl installed on my PC).
> Am I missing anything or did the installation fail?

For R-1.6.2 the mini distribution doesn't contain Rcmd.exe.

You have to download either the complete installation file rw1062.exe 
(19MB) or compile R yourself from sources (8.5 MB). The latter case make 
only sense if you have already got the compiler and tools (really huge 
for downloads).

Uwe Ligges

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