Re: [R] Package compilation

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 12:36:07 +0000 (GMT)

The easiest way is to read (in the manual)

   If you have only a source package that is known to work with current R    and just want a binary Windows build of it, you could make use of the    building service offered at

Is that what was too hard for you? If so, you are out of luck. (Kudos to Uwe Liggges for this service.)

On Wed, 12 Dec 2007, Dani Valverde wrote:

> Hello,
> Is there an easy way to compile a package so that it can be installed as
> a binary file under Windows? Now I have the source code. I am not used
> in compiling, and the documentation seems too hard for me, so an easy
> way would be great.
> Best regards,
> Dani

Brian D. Ripley,        
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University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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