[R-SIG-Mac] Building packages 4 Windows with macbook pro
Kasper Daniel Hansen
khansen at stat.Berkeley.EDU
Sat May 12 19:53:30 CEST 2007
Also, if the aim is just to provide an R package for collaborators or
such, you can use
Read the disclaimer though, in case your package contains sensitive
On May 12, 2007, at 7:01 AM, Simon Urbanek wrote:
> 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
>>> 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:
>>> j.thioulouse #
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