[R] build R package on winXP

Jing Wu jingwu at stat.purdue.edu
Thu Jan 8 22:03:39 CET 2004

Dear all,

I finally figured out what went wrong with the path. I was compiling under
C:\Program Files...> which had a space and the space ruined the building.
Thanks a lot for your help.


On Tue, 6 Jan 2004, Duncan Murdoch wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Jan 2004 11:18:02 -0500 (EST), Jing Wu
> <jingwu at stat.purdue.edu> wrote :
> > I think the Path
> >"Program Files" should be substitute with "PROGRA~1" but what I should use
> >for "Documents and Settings"? Thanks a lot for your help.
> This works in XP:
> Open a command window (Start | Run | cmd), then do "dir c:\ /x", and
> you see it displayed.  It's probably  DOCUME~1, but not necessarily.
> Duncan Murdoch

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