[R] R Installation Options
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jan 23 18:25:20 CET 2014
On 23/01/2014 16:15, Mark Lyman wrote:
> Can I build a version of R for Windows without some functionality like ftp
> and sockets? And without some of the recommended packages? It doesn't look
> like this can be done from the Windows install file, but if it can that
> would nice to know too.
Installing the recommended packages is a documented step you can omit.
Not building the Internet support means modifying Makefiles, but it
would seem as easy to remove the internet.dll if you want to hobble
OTOH, in 15 years no one has ever asked to build R without internet
support, on any platform.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
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