[R-pkg-devel] Rtools path space

Marcelino De La Cruz Rot m@rce||no@de|@cruz @end|ng |rom urjc@e@
Sat Jul 13 23:32:48 CEST 2019

I think your diagnosis is correct.

As suggested in 
https://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/Rtools/Rtools.txt, a convenient 
place for R tools is




El 13/07/2019 a las 19:03, Berry Boessenkool escribió:
> Hi,
> I recently included native code to my package rdwd and have since been getting messages of Windows users not being able to install the source version.
> As far as I can tell, the problem is that their Rtools is installed in a path with a space. i.e C:/Program Files.
> * installing *source* package 'rdwd'
> [...]
> C:/Program Files/R/Rtools/mingw_32/bin/gfortran    -O3  -mtune=generic -c  binary_to_num.f90 -o binary_to_num.o
> make: C:/Program: Command not found
> Is my diagnosis correct?
> If yes:
> Should I just continue to tell users to install Rtools directly at C:/Rtools?
> Would it help for install to use shQuote on the Rtools paths?
> Should Rtools warn when being installed in "Program Files"?
> Rhetorical question @Microsoft: what were you thinking?
> Regards,
> Berry
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Marcelino de la Cruz Rot
Depto. de Biología y Geología
Física y Química Inorgánica
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Móstoles España

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