Re: [Rd] Rtools (Windows XP): what dir is meant by "R source directory"?

From: Janko Thyson <janko.thyson.rstuff_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 09 Jun 2011 17:29:32 +0200

On 09.06.2011 15:58, Uwe Ligges wrote:
>
>
> On 09.06.2011 15:07, Janko Thyson wrote:
>> Dear list,
>>
>> thanks for providing such a great thing as the Rtools! Everytime I
>> install it, though, I'm somewhat "puzzled" when it comes to the section
>> "Select R Source Home Directory" (32 bit and 64 builds).
>> Is the folder that I need to specify here
>> a) simply the root folder of my R installation (e.g. C:/R/R-2.13.0),
>> b) a subfolder of the above R installation folder (e.g.
>> C:/R/R-2.13.0/src, C:/R/R-2-13.0/bin/src or C:/R/R-2-13.0/bin/i386/src),
>> c) or does this just come into play when I try to build R from source,
>> i.e. the folder where I would put the R tar.gz file?
>
>
> Yes, c) is the answer.
>
> Uwe

Thanks for the answer!

>
>> I always choose the paths C:\R\R-2.13.0\bin\i386\src (32 bit) and
>> C:\R\R-2.13.0\bin\src (64 bit). Would this be okay?
>>
>> Thanks a lot for helping me out on this,
>> Janko
>>
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