Re: [R] contrib pkg install problem on Windows with R2.2.0

From: Ingmar Visser <>
Date: Fri 02 Dec 2005 - 03:04:42 EST

Dear Uwe,

>> I made the package depmix for fitting hidden markov models.
>> After updating R to version 2.2.0 on my PC I got the following error when
>> installing the package from a local directory. One of the C files includes
>> the R.h file which apparently causes problems.
>> I call
>> R CMD INSTALL --docs="normal" depmix
>> and I get the following error:
>> make[3]: *** No rule to make target 'C:/rw2011/include/R.h', needed by
>> derdist.o. Stop.

> You probably did build from a poluted directory containing an old
> ".../src/Makedeps" file. Remove it and try again.

That was spot on, thanks!
Another thing that came up during compiling/installing the package is latex: not found
warnings. They don't affect the correct installation it seems ... Even so, I never saw the warning before. Does R CMD INSTALL now call latex whereas it didn't do that earlier?
best, ingmar mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Fri Dec 02 03:23:09 2005

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