[R] Building binary file failed

Steven T. Yen @tyen @end|ng |rom ntu@edu@tw
Thu Jul 14 08:13:32 CEST 2022

p.s. I had no problem doing

Build -> Build Source Package

to come up with a .Gz file. This may have to do with the Zip program in 
my new laptop. I removed and re-installed 7-Zip but it did not help. The 
Source package works for me but I'd like to be able to build a binary 

On 7/14/2022 12:14 PM, Steven T. Yen wrote:

> Dear
> I have  anew laptop and am trying to build R lib / package as usual. 
> Now I get the following error message and the .zip file has a size 0. 
> Help?
> I just did the following to build the binary file:
> File -> Open project -> Build binary package under Build
> Thanks.
> Steven Yen
> ==> Rcmd.exe INSTALL --build --preclean yenlib1 * installing to 
> library 'C:/Users/USER/AppData/Local/R/win-library/4.2' * installing 
> *source* package 'yenlib1' ... ** using staged installation ** R ** 
> data *** moving datasets to lazyload DB ** byte-compile and prepare 
> package for lazy loading ** help *** installing help indices ** 
> building package indices ** testing if installed package can be loaded 
> from temporary location ** testing if installed package can be loaded 
> from final location ** testing if installed package keeps a record of 
> temporary installation path * MD5 sums zip error: Zip file structure 
> invalid (A:/R/yenlib1_1.1.0.zip) running 'zip' failed * DONE (yenlib1) 
> Binary package written to A:/R
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