[R] Installing package from source in windows

From: Shewcraft, Ryan <Shewcraft_at_blackstone.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2008 18:46:51 -0500

Hi all,

I am trying to install a custom package from its source using windows. Using this guide
http://www.maths.bris.ac.uk/~maman/computerstuff/Rhelp/Rpackages.html I've gotten to the fifth step, but I get the following error in the command window: "'sh' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file." I saw in the help archives that R-tools needed to be installed and in the system path, so I did this but it still doesn't work. Does anyone have an idea of what still could be going wrong?

Another website recommended "If you know an R programmer who uses Windows you could ask him or her to compile the package and give you the resulting binary file which should be easier to install." Would anyone mind doing this for me if I send you the tar.gz file?


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