Re: [R] problem building R packages in windows xp

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon 25 Jul 2005 - 03:44:31 EST

hhc.exe is the Microsoft help compiler. You have to download that and then put hhc.exe somewhere in your path. The Windows console command

path

will give you the pathnames in your current path, any of which you could put it in.

On 7/24/05, Jordi <jordi_molins@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Dear R users,
>
>
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> I am having problems building R packages in Windows xp. I have followed the
> instructions from Peter E. Rossi in Documentation -> Other, except for the
> TeX version (fpTeX), since when I go to the recommended webpage, it is said
> that fpTeX has been discontinued. I have MikTeX in my computer, and I have
> followed the recommendations in
> http://www.murdoch-sutherland.com/Rtools/miktex.html. I have followed the so
> called Workaround 4.
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>
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> After running R CMD Rd2txt and R CMD Rdconv without problems, I have a
> problem when I run R CMD build <package>. It is always in the .chm file:
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> >>> Building/Updating help pages for package 'test'
>
> Formats: text html latex example chm
>
> riChisq text html latex example chm
>
> hhc: not found
>
> cp: cannot stat 'c:/temp/RPackageExample-19Jul05/test/chm/test.chm': No such
> file or directory
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> I do not know if this error is due to the TeX version, or if I am doing any
> other error. Does anybody have some idea?
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>
>
> Thank you in advance
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>
>
> Jordi
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