Re: [R] RCMD check error windows

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Sun 24 Apr 2005 - 01:21:34 EST

Patrick Giraudoux wrote:
> Dear Uwe,
>

>> Is this a full installation of R (I guess you have not compiled it 
>> yourself)? If yes, does gcc, perl and friends work?
>> In the first place, libR.a must be compiled at this point which should 
>> happen automatically.
>> But it is really hard to say which of the tools fails exactly.
>>
>> Uwe Ligges

>
>
> I have just intalled R 2.1.0 pre-compiled from CRAN and I can confirm
> this is a full installation. R works wonderfully well (as usual). Perl
> at least work since I have built 'simple' packages since long through
> it, without any problem. John Fox's scripts helped a lot at the
> beginning and now I write the code RCMD... directly. However, I don't
> now about gcc and I don't remember to have installed something like this
> and even how it should be done... Is there a place where I could find
> and check step-by-step the sequence of what must be done for get and
> appropriate environment installation under Windows XP?
>
>
>

Ah! See R-2.1.0's version of the manual "R Installation and Administration", Sections "Installing R under Windows" and in particular Appendix E "The Windows toolset".

Uwe Ligges



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