Re: [R] windows to unix

From: Tyler Smith <tyler.smith_at_mail.mcgill.ca>
Date: Sat, 26 May 2007 19:19:23 +0000 (UTC)

On 2007-05-25, Barry Rowlingson <b.rowlingson_at_lancaster.ac.uk> wrote:

>> Erin> Is there any way to take a Windows version of R, compiled
>> from source, compress it, and put it on a Unix-like
>> environment, please?
>
>
> You can take a Windows-compiled R to Unix, but you can't make it work....
>
> The big unasked question is 'What is this unix-like environment?'.
>

Perhaps the bigger unasked question is 'Why?'. It may be possible to run a Windows R under Wine, but I can't imagine there would be any advantage over running the native Linux version.

Tyler



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