[R] error on Windows OS

Peter Dalgaard pd.mes at cbs.dk
Mon May 31 13:37:30 CEST 2010

On May 31, 2010, at 12:53 PM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:

> That's the one that stopped the install.  Apparently the Rtools bin directory is not being found by Windows in your PATH.  The Rtools installer can put it there; maybe you should just reinstall Rtools and choose that option.

Also notice that installers cannot the PATH settings of a running process. I.e., you need to (re)start R after installing Rtools before install.packages has a chance of finding the tools.

Peter Dalgaard
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