Re: [Rd] Failure to build home-made package on WINDOWS 2000 professional

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Mon 11 Sep 2006 - 16:50:55 GMT

Joost Schalken wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I am trying to build a home-made package (log2html) to
> log R output to an HTML file. The package can be build
> successfully under Solaris, however I am unable to build
> the system under Windows 2000 Professional.
>
> I read (and tried to follow to the letter) Duncan Murdoch's
> "Building R for Windows" (http://www.murdoch-sutherland.com/Rtools/),
> in combination with the newest version of R (2.3.1), yet when
> doing this I receive the following message while compiling the
> system:
>
> > R CMD check log2html
> * checking for working latex ...latex: not found NO
> * using log directory 'D:/tmp/log2html.Rcheck'
> * using Version 2.3.1 (2006-06-01)
> * checking for file 'log2html/DESCRIPTION' ... OK
> * checking extension type ... Package
> * this is package 'log2html' version '1.0-1'
> * checking package dependencies ... OK
> * checking if this is a source package ... OK
> * checking whether package 'log2html' can be installed ... ERROR
> Installation failed.
> See 'D:/tmp/log2html.Rcheck/00install.out' for details.
>
> In the file D:/tmp/log2html.Rcheck/00install.out are the following
> messages:
> installing R.css in H:/tmp/log2html.Rcheck
> '.' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable
> program or batch file.
> '.' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable
> program or batch file.
> '.' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable
> program or batch file.
> make: *** /log2html: No such file or directory. Stop.
> make: *** [pkg-log2html] Error 2
> *** Installation of log2html failed ***
> Removing 'D:/tmp/log2html.Rcheck/log2html'
>
> Can anybody provide me with hints how to solve this
> problem?

Can you tell us your exact PATH settings, please?

Uwe Ligges

> Kind regards,
>
> Joost Schalken
>
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