Re: [Rd] compiling and making R-2.0.1 for windows XP

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Sat 29 Jan 2005 - 02:37:41 EST

On Fri, 28 Jan 2005, Uwe Ligges wrote:

> John Marsland wrote:
>
>> I am having no luck compiling R-2.0.1 on a Windows XP platform. I have not
>> had these problems when compliling previous versions of R.
>>
>> I've installed all the recommended software and tools. But I cannot get
>> round this error message:
>>
>> make
>> make[1]: `Rpwd.exe' is up to date.
>> make -f Makefile.docfiles
>> make[3]: Nothing to be done for `docfiles'.
>> -------- Building ../../../library/base/R/Rprofile from
>> ../../library/profile/Common.R
>> ../../library/profile/Rprofile.windows--------
>> mkdir -p ../../../library/base/R
>> cat: not found
>
> cat should be among the tools, looks like Duncan's latest release of
> tools.zip is missing cat (and I have tested the new release by overwriting
> older files, so I haven't noticed at least one file is missing this time).

It is in the list mentioned in INSTALL, which is worth checking....

-- 
Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
1 South Parks Road,                     +44 1865 272866 (PA)
Oxford OX1 3TG, UK                Fax:  +44 1865 272595

______________________________________________
R-devel@stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel
Received on Sat Jan 29 01:50:05 2005

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : Fri 18 Mar 2005 - 09:02:42 EST