[R] Create an R package

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Fri Jul 25 07:17:00 CEST 2008

Vista works fine for developing packages.  You might look at


which has some batch files for use with Vista and R.

On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 9:13 PM, FScottDahlgren <fdahlgr at sph.emory.edu> wrote:
> Hello all!
> I'm new to the forum, and relatively new to R.  I've tried searching a
> couple of times for my question and came up empty handed.  This may be due
> to my lack of knowledge of keywords.
> I'm planning on putting a package together, and I'm only about half way
> through.  I'm running Windows Vista.  I've given a cursory look over the
> process of creating an R package, and I'm starting to question whether Vista
> will work smoothly or whether I should be using some type of Linux
> distribution instead.  From those with experience: would it make sense to
> create the package in Linux; or, am I just making things more complicated by
> setting up another operating sytem?  Thank you for your help in advance.
> Scott
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