Re: [R] Rcmd check, windows xp, perl

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From: Wolski (wolski@molgen.mpg.de)
Date: Thu 27 May 2004 - 17:25:54 EST


Message-id: <200405270925540005.0044D8E9@mail.math.fu-berlin.de>

Hi!
How about installing perl from e.g. activestate? or if installed adding the path to perl.exe to you %PATH% variable?
Sincerely

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On 5/27/2004 at 9:19 AM TEMPL Matthias wrote:

>Dear R users,
>
>With package.skeleton() i have produced successfully my .Rdīs, ...
>Now i will run Rcmd check on ..\R\bin\
>
>But Rcmd check (and build) on my Windows XP does not work.
>It`s a problem with "perl".
>(Translated i get the message:
>The instruction Perl is either wrongly written or could not not be found.)
>
>In help("check") I found this:
> "These may not work correctly under Windows 95/98/ME because of
> problems Perl has launching programs on those limited OSes."
>
>And in the R-devel I found following from Prof. Brian Ripley:
> "2) On Windows, we did hope to make Rcmd check the standard way.
> Unfortunately, a whole series Perl builds were broken, so make
> pkgcheck-foo is still preferred."
>
>But i can not find something like "pkgcheck" and Rcmd does not work.
>
>(I use R version 1.9.0 on Windows XP, IBM Computer)
>
>Can anybody help me please?
>
>Regards,
>
>Matthias
>
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