Re: [R] R-package install

From: cindy Guo <cindy.guo3_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 16:28:48 -0700

Thank you, Brian and Mark,

I tried the win-builder on http://win-builder.r-project.org/. Is this what you mean? I uploaded the source code, and I didn't get any email after couple of hours. It should arrive after half an hour, as it is said on the webpage. Do you know what can happen?

Cindy

On 7/25/08, Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
>
> We write manuals so that you can know how to do things in R. Package
> installation is covered in the 'R Installation and Administration' manual.
>
> We don't have the attachment, but assuming this was a source package I
> sugest you look into Uwe Ligges' win-builder service mentioned in that
> manual (and in 'Writing R Extensions').
>
> On Thu, 24 Jul 2008, cindy Guo wrote:
>
> Hi, Mark,
>> Thank you for your response.
>> No, I don't know how to compile it. Do I need to use unix to compile?
>> After
>> compiling, can I use it in Windows R?
>> Attached is the package.
>> Cindy
>>
>>
>> On 7/24/08, Mark Difford <mark_difford_at_yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi Cindy,
>>>
>>> Hi, I have a R package, which is a .tar.tar file. And it is said to be
>>>>> source code for all
>>>>> platforms. ... I am wondering if I can use this package in Windows R.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>> If it is source code you would first need to compile it to binary format
>>> before you can use it. Can you do that?
>>>
>>> Which package is it?
>>>
>>> Regards, Mark.
>>>
>>>
>>> cindy Guo wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi, I have a R package, which is a .tar.tar file. And it is said to be
>>>> source code for all platforms. And the author said it should install on
>>>> any
>>>> system (but he didn't know about Windows). I am wondering if I can use
>>>> this
>>>> package in Windows R.
>>>> Thank you,
>>>> Cindy
>>>>
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