Re: [R] build failed of package

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Thu 24 Mar 2005 - 21:08:01 EST

Uwe Ligges <ligges@statistik.uni-dortmund.de> writes:

> A.J. Rossini wrote:
>
> > Looks like you are trying to install source tarball on Windows without
> > the relevant toolset (compiler, etc)?
>
>
> Tony,
>
> sorry, but your answer is too easy:
>
> Obviously, Lars Schouw has not *exactly* followed the instructions on
> how to install contributed source packages. If he has done so, he
> should at first try with a "simple" package, e.g. one that has a
> binary on CRAN.
>
> BUT: Lars has to modify rpvm quite extensively in order to get it
> compiled for Windows (in particular - at least! - Makevars.win). And
> you as one of the authors are now asked to give some hints how to
> proceed.

But trying to execute "." like that (and not as a bash internal) suggests that Lars is not even set up to pick up the bash shell at the appropriate point, so perhaps he needs to get the configuration right before messing with rpvm makefiles?

> >>I am trying to install the rpvm package doing this:
> >>
> >>C:\R\rw2000\bin>rcmd install rpvm_0.6-2.tar.gz
> >>
> >>'.' is not recognized as an internal or external
> >>command,
> >>operable program or batch file.
> >>'.' is not recognized as an internal or external
> >>command,
> >>operable program or batch file.
....

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