Re: [R] R CMD build creates tar file instead of tar.gz file

From: Ian Schiller <Ian.Schiller_at_clinepi.mcgill.ca>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 12:53:51 -0400

> A couple of things to try:

Rcmd.bat will automatically find R and certain other files from the registry and temporarily set certain environment variables that may compensate for a mis-configured system.

Thanks! I'll try this too.

Ian



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From: Gabor Grothendieck [mailto:ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com] Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:48 PM
To: Ian Schiller
Cc: Duncan Murdoch; r-help_at_r-project.org Subject: Re: [R] R CMD build creates tar file instead of tar.gz file

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 12:36 PM, Ian Schiller <Ian.Schiller_at_clinepi.mcgill.ca> wrote:
> Thanks for your prompt answer Mr. Ripley.  It appears the version of tar I'm using is exactly the same as the one included in the latest Rtools.  I noticed that the Rtools/bin directory was not first in path, so I corrected this.  However, I'm still not able to create a tar.gz file with the R CMD build command.   Then my question would be the following.  If I submit my package to CRAN do you know if it needs to be tar.gz or will a tar file be accepted?
>

A couple of things to try:

Rcmd.bat will automatically find R and certain other files from the registry and temporarily set certain environment variables that may compensate for a mis-configured system.

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