Re: [R] Installing package from source in windows

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2008 19:40:02 -0500

On 06/03/2008 6:46 PM, Shewcraft, Ryan wrote:
> 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?

Why use two year old documentation, when you've got current, accurate documentation with R (in the Installation and Administration manual)?

> 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?

See http://win-builder.r-project.org.

Duncan Murdoch

> Thanks,
>
> Ryan Shewcraft
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