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

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Mon 25 Jul 2005 - 04:34:50 EST

On Sun, 24 Jul 2005, Jordi wrote:

> 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

Better to follow the accurate official documentation.

> TeX version (fpTeX), since when I go to the recommended webpage, it is said
> that fpTeX has been discontinued.

Only development has been discontinued. fptex is still available at e.g.

and other CTAN nodes.

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