[R] Windows binary version of DPpackage

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Mar 13 10:12:58 CET 2009

The package does not install under Windows: see


The maisntainer has been informed (probably many times via the 
automated notification system).  With 1700 packages, the volunteers 
have no time to spend correcting packages for non-responsive 
maintainers (we do quite a lot for responsive ones).

The posting guide suggested you contact him first: did you get a 

On Fri, 13 Mar 2009, Debabrata Midya wrote:

> Dear R users,
> Thanks in advance.
> I am Deb, Statistician at NSW Department of Commerce, Sydney.
> I am using R 2.8.1 on Windows XP.
> This has reference to the package ???DPpackage???.  The binary version is
> available on Mac OS, but I am using Windows XP.
> May I request you to assist me in the followings:
> How can I prepare Windows binary of DPpackage from source?

Follow the rw-FAQ, set yourself up to compile source packages, try 
this one, find the errors, correct them, use the package you compiled.

>    2. Is there any possibility to have a copy of Windows binary of
> DPpackage in the near future in the site http://www.cran.r-project.org/?

Only if the maintainer submits a corrected version.

> Once again, thank you very much for the time you have given.
> I am looking forward for your reply.
> Regards,
> Debabrata Midya (Deb)
> NSW Department of Commerce
> Government Procurement Management
> Level 11
> McKell Building
> 2-24 Rawson Place
> Sydney NSW 2000
> Australia

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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