Re: [Rd] Package compile under Windows on 2.6.0

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2007 15:10:16 +0200

It works for me up to that point, but I do not have the real Rtools setup running. So you have the

I'd propose to start with a package that already passes checks on Windows. And then go the harder way to a package that shows problems ...

Iago Mosqueira wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> We are experiencing some trouble when compiling R packages using R
> 2.6.0 and the new Rtools installer under Windows XP.
>
> (1) First, compiling any package using the new setup stops with an
> errorrelated to some "/" issue on the inst folder. This folder only
> contains a CITATION file
>
> ---------- Making package FLCore ------------
> adding build stamp to DESCRIPTION
> installing NAMESPACE file and metadata
> making DLL ...
> making FLCoreClasses.d from FLCoreClasses.cpp
> g++-sjlj -Ic:/progra~1/r/r-2.6.0/include -Wall -O2 -c
> FLCoreClasses.cpp -o FLCoreClasses.o
> windres --preprocessor="gcc-sjlj -E -xc -DRC_INVOKED" -I
> c:/progra~1/r/r-2.6.0/include -i FLCore_res.rc -o FLCore_res.o
> g++-sjlj -shared -s -o FLCore.dll FLCore.def FLCoreClasses.o
> FLCore_res.o -Lc:/progra~1/r/r-2.6.0/bin -lR
> ... DLL made
> installing DLL
> installing R files
> installing inst files
> rm: failed to get attributes of `/': No such file or directory

Are the permissions alright?

> rm: failed to get attributes of `/': No such file or directory
> installing data files
> rm: failed to get attributes of `/': No such file or directory
> make[2]: *** [C:/Sandbox/R260built/FLCore.Rcheck/FLCore/data] Error 1
> make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
> make: *** [pkg-FLCore] Error 2
> *** Installation of FLCore failed ***
>
> (2) Testing with the previous Rtoolset with updated MinGW and Perl, a
> package from CRAN can be compiled (VR), but our package now fails with
>
> ---------- Making package FLCore ------------
> adding build stamp to DESCRIPTION
> installing NAMESPACE file and metadata
> installing R files
> installing inst files
> installing data files
> installing man source files
> installing indices
> Error in eval(expr, envir, enclos) : could not find function "setClass"

Have you imported the Namespace? Whcih version of your package are you talking about?

Best,
uwe

> Error: unable to load R code in package 'FLCore'
> Execution halted
> make[2]: *** [indices] Error 1
> make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
> make: *** [pkg-FLCore] Error 2
> *** Installation of FLCore failed ***
>
> methods is loaded trhough a require(methods) inside an .onLoad call.
>
> (3) The package compiles on a Linux machine with R 2.6.0
>
> Is there any issue with MinGW or the Rtools he should consider?
>
> Many thanks,
>
>
> Iago
>
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