Re: [R] Problem with running installed package on Windows

From: James Ferguson <jcf_at_uvic.ca>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 15:27:50 -0800 (PST)

Thanks for everyone's help - I figured out the problem, or at least some way of making the package work properly. I noticed that everything was OK if I logged in as administrator. Not sure why that might be.

Regards from Victoria,
James Ferguson

> On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 08:58:50AM -0800, James Ferguson wrote:
>> Uwe, thanks for your response. The version of R was 2.6.1 and the
>> version
>> of the package is the most recent 2.2-13. As mentioned, it works fine
>> on
>> OS X but not on Windows XP. I will try using Rtools (from Duncan
>> Murdoch's site) and install manually using the .zip file. Any other
>> ideas?
>
> You don't need Rtools to install from the .zip file. .zip files are
> binary packages, only R is needed to install them:
>
> Rcmd install ....
>
> Rtools is only needed for compiling packages and/or R from source.
> Just before you start installing Rtools.....
>
> Gabor
>
> --
> Csardi Gabor <csardi_at_rmki.kfki.hu> UNIL DGM
>



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