[R] windows to unix

Tyler Smith tyler.smith at mail.mcgill.ca
Sat May 26 21:19:23 CEST 2007

On 2007-05-25, Barry Rowlingson <b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk> wrote:

>>     Erin> Is there any way to take a Windows version of R, compiled
>>     from source, compress it, and put it on a Unix-like
>>     environment, please?
>   You can take a Windows-compiled R to Unix, but you can't make it work....
>   The big unasked question is 'What is this unix-like environment?'.

Perhaps the bigger unasked question is 'Why?'. It may be possible to
run a Windows R under Wine, but I can't imagine there would be any
advantage over running the native Linux version.


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