[R] building and installing a package in Windows

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Tue Jun 15 22:40:52 CEST 2004

On Tue, 15 Jun 2004, Yev Kirpichevsky wrote:

> I'm trying to install a package in windows.  I have a package directory,
> which contains all the essentials: .Rd in the Man directory, DESCRIPTION
> file, etc.  I copied it to my R\bin directory, where the Rcmd file is located.
> Then, when I try to run "Rcmd build mypackage" from that directory in DOS,
> I get the following error: "'perl' is not recognized as a command..."
> I would appreciate any help on this matter.  Thank you very much!

Either you don't have Perl installed on your computer or it isn't in the
path, so it isn't being found.


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