[R] Fortran DLLs

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Aug 4 08:57:01 CEST 2002

On Sat, 3 Aug 2002, Paul Louisell wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I'm using R 1.5.1 on Windows.
> I chose the option 'Install Source Files' when installing R.
> The code below shows my use of the command SHLIB and the error I get.
> C:\R\rw1051\bin>Rcmd SHLIB C:\Stage 9 (Phase 2)\cir3int.f
> 'perl' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
> operable program or batch file.
> I'm assuming I'm missing some perl files or libraries that are
needed to make either Rcmd or SHLIB work. Where do I get them and
what directory do I install them to? (ci3int.f is a FORTRAN source file.)

You are missing Perl itself.  It is all in `readme.packages'.

Also there is the advice not to use spaces in file names: you will
need to quote the path to make this work (if it will work at all).

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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