[Rd] Undefined subroutine &R::Rdconv::fill (PR#3485)

michael.t.klinglesmith at intel.com michael.t.klinglesmith at intel.com
Tue Jul 15 19:56:24 MEST 2003

Full_Name: michael klinglemsith
Version: R-1.7.1
OS: linux
Submission from: (NULL) (

I run:  (note: ] is my unix prompt)

It seems to work, here are the messages I get from the end of configure:
R is now configured for i686-pc-linux-gnu

  Source directory:          .
  Installation directory:    /usr/local

  C compiler:                gcc -D__NO_MATH_INLINES -mieee-fp -g -O2
  C++ compiler:              g++ -mieee-fp -g -O2
  Fortran compiler:          g77 -mieee-fp -g -O2

  Interfaces supported:      X11, tcltk
  External libraries:        readline
  Additional capabilities:   PNG, JPEG, bzip2, PCRE
  Options enabled:           R profiling

  Recommended packages:      yes

configure: WARNING: you cannot build info versions of the R manuals
configure: WARNING: you cannot build PDF versions of the R manuals

Next I run:

I get this error (many times -- this is the first one):

make[1]: Leaving directory `/fs38/odc.arch.3/mtklingl/R/R-1.7.1/doc'
make[1]: Entering directory `/fs38/odc.arch.3/mtklingl/R/R-1.7.1/src/library'
building all R object docs (text, HTML, LaTeX, examples)
make[2]: Entering directory `/fs38/odc.arch.3/mtklingl/R/R-1.7.1/src/library'
Undefined subroutine &R::Rdconv::fill called at
/fs38/odc.arch.3/mtklingl/R/R-1.7.1/share/perl/R/Rdconv.pm line 1955, <rdfile>
chunk 381.

The make continues inspite of the errors until this point:

make[2]: Leaving directory `/tmp/R.INSTALL.11978/survival/src'
** R
** data
** inst
** help
Undefined subroutine &R::Rdconv::fill called at
/fs38/odc.arch.3/mtklingl/R/R-1.7.1/share/perl/R/Rdconv.pm line 1955, <rdfile>
chunk 436.
make[1]: *** [survival.ts] Error 6
 >>> Building/Updating help pages for package 'survival'
     Formats: text html latex example
ERROR: building help failed for package 'survival'
make[1]: Leaving directory
make: *** [stamp-recommended] Error 2

Here are the OS and tool versions I have:

]uname -a
Linux plxc1679 2.4.9-41lxset1 #1 Mon Mar 31 11:19:02 PST 2003 i686 unknown
]make -v
GNU Make version 3.79.1, by Richard Stallman and Roland McGrath.
Built for i386-redhat-linux-gnu
Copyright (C) 1988, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 2000
        Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.
There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A

Report bugs to <bug-make at gnu.org>.

]perl -v

This is perl, version 5.004_04 built for i386_linux22

Copyright 1987-1997, Larry Wall

Perl may be copied only under the terms of either the Artistic License or the
GNU General Public License, which may be found in the Perl 5.0 source kit.

]gcc -v
Reading specs from /usr/intel/pkgs/gcc/3.1/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-linux-gnu/3.1/specs
Configured with: ../gcc-3.1/configure --prefix=/usr/intel/pkgs/gcc/3.1
--enable-shared --enable-threads --with-gnu-as
--with-as=/usr/intel/pkgs/gcc/3.1/bin/gas --with-gnu-ld
Thread model: posix
gcc version 3.1

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