Re: [R] R-package install

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2008 08:34:57 +0100 (BST)

On Fri, 25 Jul 2008, cindy Guo wrote:

> 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?

Did you set your address in the DESCRIPTION field?

>  
> 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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Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk
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