Re: [R] website reference for building R packages

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Thu 26 May 2005 - 23:36:47 EST

roger bos wrote:

> I used this tutorial and completed steps 1-6 without errors, but on
> step 7 I tried to run R CMD check on my package called 'ram' directory
> one level above the 'ram' folder and I got the following error?
> 
> I:\R_HOME>R CMD check ram
> * checking for working latex ...Error: environment variable TMPDIR not set (or s
> et to unusable value) and no default available.
>  at c:\R\rw2010\share\perl/R/Utils.pm line 72
> 
> Can anyone help me with this?


Yes, and this is exactly the reason why I do recommend the R manuals: they are much more complete for this topic! It is described in Sections 3.1.9 "Checking the build" and 5.1 "Installing packages" of R-2.1.0's "R Installation and Administration" manual.

Uwe Ligges

> Thanks,
> 
> Roger
> 
> 
> 
> On 5/25/05, Uwe Ligges <ligges@statistik.uni-dortmund.de> wrote:
> 

>>Suresh Krishna wrote:
>>
>>
>>>it is the first link if you type "making packages" into the google
>>>search box here:
>>>
>>>http://maths.newcastle.edu.au/~rking/R/
>>
>>
>>Yes, please look into the archives as the posting guide asks you to do!
>>
>>
>>
>>>-s.
>>>
>>>
>>>Laura Holt wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>Hi R People:
>>>>
>>>>A few weeks ago, someone put a link to a website for "how to" for
>>>>building R packages. It was very nice.
>>
>>
>>Writing R Extensions is an *complete* and *up to date* documentation for
>>this task. Package management is being steadily improved.
>>Really, I recommend to use "Writing R Extensions"!
>>
>>If you are working on Windows, you might want to look into the R
>>Administration and Installation manual as well which descibes how to
>>collect and set up the required tools...
>>
>>Uwe Ligges
>>
>>
>>
>>>>But of course, I have misplaced the link. Does anyone still have
>>>>that, please?
>>>>
>>>>It was someone from the University of Chicago, I believe.
>>>>
>>>>Thanks in advance.
>>>>
>>>>Sincerely,
>>>>Laura Holt
>>>>mailto: lauraholt_983@hotmail.com
>>>>
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