Re: [Rd] Issues with building package with C src on windows [R CMD INSTALL ignoring makefile]

From: Uwe Ligges <>
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 16:38:48 +0100

On 19.12.2011 16:30, Jonathan Shore wrote:
> I've written a rather complex package that requires overriding the default compilation behavior for the C code component. In the src dir I have a Makefile that is used correctly on OSX and Linux builds of the package, but completely ignored on windows.
> R CMD INSTALL<package>
> on windows runs Makeconf instead of running make on my Makefile. If run make in the src directory manually on windows, the shared library compiles.
> How can I get the INSTALL command to look for the Makefile? I am building on R 2.14.0 on a win 7 vm.

See Writing R Extensions that tells you to write a

which is used under Windows.

Uwe Ligges

> Thanks
> Jonathan
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