[R] build R package on winXP

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue Jan 6 09:00:18 CET 2004

Jing Wu wrote:

> On Mon, 5 Jan 2004, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>>On Mon, 5 Jan 2004, Jing Wu wrote:
>>>I wrote an R function and want to build an R package on winXP. I have
>>>set my
>>>I tried to run "Rcmd build --help" but failed. Under
>>>C:\WINDOWS\System32\cmd.exe, I got the error message:
>>>Please set TMPDIR to a valid temporary directory.
> I moved my folder 'IHF' to C:\Program Files\R\rw1081\src\library. Then I
> typed the commond:
> C:\Program Files\R\rw1081\src\library >Rcmd build --binary IHF
> I got this error message:
> Error: cannot change to directory 'C:/Documents'.
> Where did I go wrong? Thanks.

I think Prof. Ripley already told you that there are blanks in your path 
("Program Files" contains a blank!). Simply use another one without 
blanks in it.

Uwe Ligges

> Jing
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