Re: [R] Windows compile

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Tue 05 Jul 2005 - 22:10:44 EST

Philip Bermingham wrote:

> That worked great, thank you.  but it seems I have a new error occurring 
> after the zipping of the help files:
> 
> hhc: not found
> cp: cannot stat `C:/R/R-2.1.1/src/library/base/chm/base.chm': No such 
> file or di
> rectory
> make[3]: *** [chm-base] Error 1
> make[2]: *** [pkg-base] Error 2
> make[1]: *** [rpackage] Error 2
> make: *** [all] Error 2
> 
> Any advise?

hhc.exe is Microsoft's html help compiler. Have you configured MkRules correctly (you have to chnage the path therein, as the manual suggests), and hhc.exe in your path?

Uwe Ligges

> Philip Bermingham
> 
> Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> 
> 

>>On 7/4/2005 8:51 AM, Philip Bermingham wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Where would I specify the path to this file? I checked the mkrules
>>>file but it doesn't mention it there.
>>
>>
>>The path is the system path. You specify it in your shell, before
>>starting make, or in one of the Control Panel settings (if you want to
>>make the change system wide).
>>
>>I'd suggest writing a batch file that sets the path, and run it before
>>a build. Then you don't need to worry about side effects of changes
>>on other programs.
>>
>>It will look something like this:
>>
>>path=.;f:\r\tools\bin;f:\perl\bin;f:\minGW\bin;f:\cygwin\bin;c:\util\misc;c:\windows\command;F:\texmf\miktex\bin;c:\progra~1\htmlhe~1
>>
>>
>>but this is from a very old batch file (I don't use the Windows shell
>>any more), and of course the paths to the programs will likely be
>>different on your system than on mine.
>>
>>
>>>Also I did a search for Rpwd.exe and it seems I don't have that
>>>file. I have Rpwd.c. It seems I'm missing an important step in the
>>>build processes, but I don't know what it is.
>>
>>
>>Rpwd.exe is made in one of the first steps of the build process. What
>>you missed is setting up the path so that the build can proceed.
>>
>>Duncan Murdoch
>>
>>
>>>Philip.
>>>
>>>Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>Philip Bermingham wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>I'm trying to compile R on Windows 2003 Server and following the
>>>>>instruction laid out in R inst and admin manual I continue to get this
>>>>>error:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>make: ./Rpwd.exe: Command not found
>>>>>
>>>>>make[1]: ./Rpwd.exe: Command not found
>>>>>
>>>>>/cygdrive/d/rp/tools/bin/make --no-print-directory -C front-ends Rpwd
>>>>>
>>>>>/cygdrive/d/rp/tools/bin/make -C ../../include -f Makefile.win version
>>>>>
>>>>>make[3]: sh.exe: Command not found
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>sh.exe is one of the programs in the tools collection, so it looks
>>>>as though you don't have that on your path. Getting the path right
>>>>is important. A description of what you need in the path is in the
>>>>R Installation and Administration manual.
>>>>
>>>>Duncan Murdoch
>>>>
>>>>
>>
>>
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