Re: [R] Rcmd check, windows xp, perl (2)

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From: Wolski (wolski@molgen.mpg.de)
Date: Thu 27 May 2004 - 22:30:29 EST


Message-id: <200405271430290114.015BAFF2@mail.math.fu-berlin.de>

Hi!

In the bat file where you specified the paths to perl, miktex bin directory you can also set the TMPDIR by:

set TMPDIR =c:/path/toAnExistingTempDirectory

Eryk

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On 5/27/2004 at 2:20 PM TEMPL Matthias wrote:

>Thank you for your help. I´m sorry that I found not the right
> entries in the R-devel. Now, I have again a problem.
>
> After installing all needed things I have run
> Rcmd INSTALL -l ../mypkg and respectively
> make mypkg
>
> By running Rcmd check I get following message:
> * checking for working latex ...Error: environment
> variable TMPDIR not set (or set to unusable value) and no
> default available. At
> D:\Programme\R\rw1090\share\perl/R/Utils.pm line 153
>
> By running Rcmd built I get following message:
> Please set TMPDIR to a valid temporary directory
>
> My TMPDIR is on "D:\temp" , which is known by R.
> In "Utils.pm" I have no idea how to set TMPDIR at sub R_tempfile
>
> Maybe this problem was discussed in Oct 2002.
>
> Can anybody help me again please?
>
> Thanks,
> Matthias
>
> (I´m running R version 1.9.0 on Windows XP, perl 5.8.3)
>
>> > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>> > Von: Uwe Ligges [mailto:ligges@statistik.uni-dortmund.de]
>> > Gesendet: Donnerstag, 27. Mai 2004 09:26
>> > An: TEMPL Matthias
>> > Cc: R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
>> > Betreff: Re: [R] Rcmd check, windows xp, perl
>> >
>> >
>> > TEMPL Matthias wrote:
>> >
>> > > Dear R users,
>> > >
>> > > With package.skeleton() i have produced successfully my
>> > .Rd´s, ... 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)
>> >
>> > On Windows XP everything is fine.
>> >
>> > Please read ..../src/gnuwin32/readme.packages and follow the
>> > instructions therein exactly.
>> > In particular: Do you have perl installed?
>> >
>> > Uwe Ligges
>> >
>> >
>> > > Can anybody help me please?
>> > >
>> > > Regards,
>> > >
>> > > Matthias
>> > >
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