[Rd] ~ files not excluded from build (PR#3071)

Ross Boylan ross at biostat.ucsf.edu
Thu May 22 20:05:45 MEST 2003

On Thu, 2003-05-22 at 07:00, Paul Gilbert wrote:
> ross at biostat.ucsf.edu wrote:
> > My docs say files ending in ~ are excluded by default from R CMD build.
> > Doesn't look that way to me.  I got them with 1.6.2 and 1.7.0.
> > My documenation is 1.6.0 (that is, the one saying *~ is excluded).
> > 
> > I have no .Rbuildignore of my own.
> The exclude features have worked for me on Linux but never on Solaris. 
> Somewhere the documentation says that a tar newer than 1.13 is needed. 
> This is available with versions of Linux, but is a bit of a problem on 
> other systems since the latest version on ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/tar/ is 
> 1.13.
> Paul Gilbert

Yes, that's the problem.  This was on Solaris 2.8.
tar --version
tar (GNU tar) 1.13

I actually tried it on 2 different Solaris systems and Debian, but my
Debian system had none of the *~ files to begin with.
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