Re: [R] Help making a simple R code only package

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From: Prof Brian Ripley (ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk)
Date: Mon 03 May 2004 - 16:50:05 EST


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Also, less incidentally, it would have worked in the current version of R,
but it seems 1.8.0 was used -- an update of R would be a good idea.

On Mon, 3 May 2004, Jason Turner wrote:

> Stephen Pavlik wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I am new to R and I am trying to figure out how to build and install a
> > package with nothing but R code inside. I have run 'package.skeleton' to
> > get the basic structure.
> >
> > When I run 'Rcmd INSTALL testPackage' I get this error message:
> >
> > make: *** No rule to make target `Files/R/rw1080'. Stop.
> > *** Installation of testPackage failed ***
> >
>
> Spaces aren't allowed in the directory where you're building the
> package. Create a separate directory with no spaces in the name, and
> build there (e.g. c:\MyPackages\...). It says so in README.packages.
>
> Interestingly, you missed this appearing on the list by about 12 hours.

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