[R] build R package on winXP

Jing Wu jingwu at stat.purdue.edu
Tue Jan 6 19:18:53 CET 2004

Thanks. I changed TMPDIR and TMP to c:\Temp. But "Rcmd build" failed
again. This time the problem is the path of "make". Although
I put C:\bin in front of path but "build" went to $R_home/bin to find
"make". "Rcmd make" was succesful before. I think the path is still not


On Tue, 6 Jan 2004, Duncan Murdoch wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Jan 2004 11:18:02 -0500 (EST), Jing Wu
> <jingwu at stat.purdue.edu> wrote :
> > I think the Path
> >"Program Files" should be substitute with "PROGRA~1" but what I should use
> >for "Documents and Settings"? Thanks a lot for your help.
> This works in XP:
> Open a command window (Start | Run | cmd), then do "dir c:\ /x", and
> you see it displayed.  It's probably  DOCUME~1, but not necessarily.
> Duncan Murdoch

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