[R] problem building R packages in windows xp
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Sun Jul 24 21:12:40 CEST 2005
On 7/24/05, Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Jul 2005, Jordi wrote:
> > I am having problems building R packages in Windows xp. I have followed the
> > instructions from Peter E. Rossi in Documentation -> Other, except for the
> Better to follow the accurate official documentation.
> > TeX version (fpTeX), since when I go to the recommended webpage, it is said
> > that fpTeX has been discontinued.
> Only development has been discontinued. fptex is still available at e.g.
> and other CTAN nodes.
You can't build vignettes with fptex (maybe there
are workarounds) so I think MiKTeX should be the recommended
option in any case. I have tried both and deleted fptex off my
drive some time ago once I realized that its problems were even
worse than those of MiKTeX.
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