[R] install package on windows

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Mon Mar 21 08:22:09 CET 2005

Omar Lakkis wrote:

> I created a package using R CMd build and I do have a .tar.gz fine
> now. The package was created on a Linux box. A co-worker needs to
> install this package on his Windows machine. How can he do that?
> When I tried to install it on his box from a cygwin shell using R CMD
> INSTALL perl complained that Dcf.pm was not in the path. Do I need to
> install anything?
> When I tried installing it from the GUI by choosing install local
> package it complained about not being able from the zipped file.
> Help is appreciated.
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Please read the R for Windows FAQ "Can I install packages into libraries 
in this version?".

Uwe Ligges

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