[R] Package development on Windows - latest guidance?
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sat Oct 28 19:34:23 CEST 2006
On 10/28/06, Michael Prager <mike.prager at noaa.gov> wrote:
> Thanks to Gabor G., Duncan M., and Hong O. for helpful
> replies. I've made some progress, but have two questions.
> Can anyone explain *how* R CMD searches for latex? I have
> provided a batch file (shell script) and and alias (I use a
> Windows command shell with aliasing) that each provide the
> proper VTeX command when "latex" is typed from the command
> line. The batch file in on my PATH, but "R CMD check" still
> fails when it searches for latex. Is there any way around
> this, or will I have to relent and install MikTeX solely for
> this purpose?
or suitable variation thereof contains the perl source to check so
you can review that.
> Also, R CMD build makes a tarball. Can I simply ZIP the same
> material that's in the tarball to make a working Windows
> installable package?
See the build --binary example at the end of the HowTo: Create
R Package link in the batchfiles link in my last post.
> Mike Prager
> Southeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA
> Beaufort, North Carolina USA
> R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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