[Rd] Detecting development environment

From: Hadley Wickham <hadley_at_rice.edu>
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 09:21:07 -0500


ink1">Hi all,

Is there a straight-forward, cross-platform way of determining if a user has all the tools needed to develop R packages (i.e. gcc etc)? It doesn't need to be 100%, but should give a rough idea. One idea I had was simply to see if system("R CMD install --help") worked.

Hadley

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