Re: [Rd] Detecting development environment

From: Mike Marchywka <marchywka_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 10:32:05 -0400



> From: hadley_at_rice.edu
> Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 09:21:07 -0500
> To: r-devel_at_r-project.org
> Subject: [Rd] Detecting development environment
>
> 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.

You could copy a configure script from just about anywhere and adapt it. Not sure what you would do on 'dohs but the script should be able to support cygwin pretty easily.

>
> Hadley
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