Re: [R] install rdcomclient source

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Tue, 03 May 2011 15:59:35 +0200

On 03.05.2011 15:05, Richard Wang wrote:
> Thanks. I didn't know that. I just found it in Brian Ripley's page. Is this the cran extras?

Right, and under Windows it is a default repository.

Uwe Ligges

> Thanks
> Richard
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> On 3 May 2011, at 13:19, Uwe Ligges<ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de> wrote:
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>> On 03.05.2011 14:09, Richard Wang wrote:
>>> Thanks. One more question. If I use install.packsges, do I need to install Rtool or utils package is sufficient?
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>> It depends on how demanding the package is. For the one you mentioned, you will need the Rtools, since C/C++ sources are to be compiled. And it won't work out of the box, since some manual tweaks are required - at least the last time I tried.
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>> Do you know that the package is available from CRAN extras if form of a Windows binary? install.packages() without the type="source" argument should work right away.
>>
>> Uwe Ligges
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>>> Thanks,
>>> Richard
>>>
>>>
>>> On 3 May 2011, at 12:26, Uwe Ligges<ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de> wrote:
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>>>> On 02.05.2011 23:48, Richard Wang wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> I'd like to ask a installation question. I want to install a source code
>>>>> through the following command,
>>>>> R CMD INSTALL RDCOMClient
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> This is intended to be used in the shell of your OS (assuming Windows given the package), not in R.
>>>>
>>>> From within R use install.packages("RDCOMClient", type="source") if you really want to install from source.
>>>>
>>>> Uwe Ligges
>>>>
>>>>> but get Error: unexpected symbol in "r cmd"
>>>>>
>>>>> Please let know if I miss anything. I my utils package loaded.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Richard
>>>>>
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