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

From: John Marsland <john.marsland_at_mac.com>
Date: Sat 29 Jan 2005 - 02:56:45 EST

 

On Friday, January 28, 2005, at 03:42PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch@stats.uwo.ca> wrote:

>On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 15:37:41 +0000 (GMT), Prof Brian Ripley
><ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote :
>
>>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....
>
>I accidentally put "cal" in instead of "cat"; it was fixed just
>yesterday.
>
>Duncan Murdoch
>
>

Thankyou. I just re-downloaded tools.zip and everything seems to work.

Regards,

John



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