Re: [R] R-package install

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2008 14:52:49 +0200

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?

I do know, your package was not a source package, but some tarball with some name ...

Please do use R CMD build in order to build a valid source package.

Please also rewrite the Maintainer field as:

Maintainer: Cindy Guo <cindy.guo3_at_gmail.com>

as explained in the manuals that were cited in this thread already!

Uwe Ligges

> 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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