Re: [Rd] R 2.12.0 doesn't install properly under Windows Vista

From: Joshua Wiley <jwiley.psych_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Oct 2010 21:36:53 -0700

On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 4:01 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On 16/10/2010 4:55 PM, Dominick Samperi wrote:
>>
>> After installing R 2.12.0 under windows Vista it does not start because it
>> cannot
>> find Rgui.exe. Indeed, the contents of R\R-2.12.0\bin are:
>>
>> config.sh
>> R.exe
>> Rscript.exe
>> Sd2Rd.pl
>>
>> It appears that a few things are missing...
>
> The original build was missing the contents of bin/i386, which is where 32
> bit binaries are stored now.  A new build has been done, and it will
> eventually make it to CRAN and the mirrors.
>
> Check the date on the bottom of the bin/windows/base page on CRAN:
> 2010-10-15 is bad, 2010-10-16 is good (as far as I know).

Just FYI, I successfully installed R 2.12.0 (2010-10-16) on Windows XP 32bit. I'll try it on 7 x64 tomorrow, but so far the GUI, Rterm, and R CMD BATCH all worked great.

Thanks for spending your Saturday making this available, Duncan!

Josh

>
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Joshua Wiley
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