Re: [Rd] r cmd build

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 08:55:19 -0400

On 15/09/2007 10:27 PM, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
> On Windows Vista hhc.exe is not available. One can do this on an
> install:
> rcmd install --docs=normal myPackage
> to avoid the message about hhc.exe; however,
> "rcmd build" does not appear to support --docs=normal so one cannot
> do a build without getting a message about hhc.exe (although the build
> still proceeds).

Are you talking about "build --binary"? I recommend using "install --build" instead. AFAIK a non-binary build doesn't make any use of hhc.

Another way to do an install or build without getting that message is to indicate in src/gnuwin32/MkRules that you don't want to build CHM help.

Duncan Murdoch mailing list Received on Sun 16 Sep 2007 - 12:57:52 GMT

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