[R-SIG-Mac] Building packages 4 Windows with macbook pro
simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Sat May 12 16:01:01 CEST 2007
On May 12, 2007, at 8:24 AM, Klaus Thul wrote:
> Hello, Jean,
> I found the following page quite useful (following the instructions
> for building packages on LINUX for WINDOWS):
> If there is no compiled code (C, FORTRAN) in your package you can do
> the following:
> R CMD BUILD ~/foo
> mkdir temp
> R CMD INSTALL -l temp foo
> cd temp
> zip -r ../foo-1.0.zip foo
> The resulting file foo-1.0.zip can be installed as binary package on
... but it won't contain CHM help which is now the default on Windows
(unfortunately IMHO, but that's another topic ...).
>> At 15:42 -0400 9/05/07, Sebastien Durand wrote:
>>> Hello to all,
>>> I am a package developper and I would like to
>>> know what is the best way to build package
>>> binaries for both Windows and Mac installation of
>>> R, using a macbook pro?
>>> The command I am presently using to create and build my packages
>>> binaries is :
>>> "R CMD BUILD ~/foo" -> This produce foo.tar.gz
>>> which cannot be used in a windows installation of R.
>> I use the "R CMD build --binary" command under Windows in Parallels
>> Desktop for Mac. It works quite well on my macbook with 2Gb RAM.
>> See http://www.parallels.com/
>> You might want to check VirtualBox too : http://www.virtualbox.org/
>> which is now free (GNU licence).
>> Of course, you must have the complete R development tools setup under
>> the guest Windows OS, which is even trickier than on MacOS (as
>> to Linux).
>> I also have a Linux Debian installed in Parallels Desktop and R CMD
>> build --binary works well too.
>> Jean Thioulouse - Labo Biometrie et Biologie Evolutive, UMR CNRS
>> Universite Lyon 1, Batiment Mendel, 43 Boulevard du 11 Novembre
>> 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex - France http://pbil.univ-lyon1.fr/
>> Tel : (33) 4 72 43 27 56 Fax : (33) 4 72 43
>> 13 88
>> # msn: thioulouse at hotmail.com # jabber: jt69 # .mac:
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