[R] installing tree pkg on linux

Kevin Murphy murphyk at cs.berkeley.edu
Sat Jul 7 00:19:58 CEST 2001

I am having trouble installing the tree package on linux.
I followed all the steps in section 5.2 of the FAQ


In particular, I typed 'R CMD INSTALL -l /home/cs/murphyk/R 
tree_1.0-2.tar.gz'. This created the files 'LibIndex', 'R.css' and a
subdirectory called 'tree'.

I then created a ~/.Renviron file with the line
Inside R, I typed 'library()' and got back

Packages in library `/home/cs/murphyk/R/tree"':


Packages in library `/usr/lib/R/library':

base            The R base package
ctest           Classical Tests         

So although it find the murphyk/R/tree directory, it doesn't see the

I considered using the windows version instead, but Ripley's comment in
section 3.1 of the windows FAQ (about it being a lot of work) put me


(Besides, I don't have a C compiler on my windows machine.)

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