[R] Installing on Windows packages build on Unix
york at zipcon.net
Sat Jun 26 06:40:51 CEST 2004
Giovanni Petris wrote:
> I wanted to share with a colleague a few R functions that
> I wrote. To this purpose, I created a small package on my machine
> (Unix) and emailed it to her. Now she is having troubles
> installing the package on her Windows machine. It seems
> that on her side, install.packages
> looks for a "zip" file - while I have created a "tar.gz" file. I tried
> to build the package with the --use-zip options but that didn't work.
> Any suggestions?
If the functions only consist of R-code, you can just send
your colleague a text file with the function definitions.
Not elegant, but effective.
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