[R] error building package: packaging into .tar.gz failed
ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Sat Sep 10 17:10:56 CEST 2011
On 07.09.2011 19:02, Juliet Hannah wrote:
> To follow up (because I received a few emails off-list), things work now.
> I'm not sure what I did differently. In case it is helpful:
> I reinstalled R tools, and edited by path so that
> files\R\R-2.13.1\bin;C:\Program Files\HTML Help Workshop
The last entry (HTML Help Workshop) is not longer required for recent
versions of R, since R does not make use of the Help Workshop any more.
> was at the beginning.
> With this, my attempts at package creation worked.
> On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 12:51 PM, Juliet Hannah<juliet.hannah at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am trying to build a package using windows xp. Here is the error I am getting:
>> R CMD build myfunctions
>> * checking for file 'myfunctions/DESCRIPTION' ... OK
>> * preparing 'myfunctions':
>> * checking DESCRIPTION meta-information ... OK
>> * checking for LF line-endings in source and make files
>> * checking for empty or unneeded directories
>> * building 'myfunctions_1.0.tar.gz'
>> packaging into .tar.gz failed
>> Could anyone suggest possible things to check? Thanks.
>> R version 2.13.0 (2011-04-13)
>> Platform: i386-pc-mingw32/i386 (32-bit)
>>  LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252 LC_CTYPE=English_United
>> States.1252 LC_MONETARY=English_United States.1252 LC_NUMERIC=C
>>  LC_TIME=English_United States.1252
>> attached base packages:
>>  stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
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