Building R packages for Windows when you don’t use it.

May 2, 2011
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(This article was first published on The Praise of Insects, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Are you a non-windows user wanting to share your R package with others who do use windows? There's a handy utility (http://win-builder.r-project.org/)that allows you to upload your .tar.gz file and it checks it, builds it, and sends you a link to download a nice, shiny .zip file to give to your mates. Problem solved.

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