[R] Problem in installing R add-on package(not from CRAN)

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun May 25 09:53:10 CEST 2003

On Sat, 24 May 2003, pingzhao wrote:

> The R was installed by system adminstrator. Here
> make is used to compile C code, right?, but the compile tools

It isn't: it controls the running of compilers, linkers etc.

> C, C++,etc. are there. Could any one give me somes hints on
> how to fix this problems?

Ask your system administator for help!  It's a problem with *your*
computing setup not R, and (s)he clearly knows how to use it (and you do
not).  You haven't even told us what platform you are using.  Here is one

On Solaris the standard development tools are in /usr/ccs/bin, and a 
standard account does not have that directory in the path.


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