[Rd] Problem with .First.lib while running R CMD check

Frank E Harrell Jr f.harrell at vanderbilt.edu
Thu Jun 3 21:47:33 CEST 2004

Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Jun 2004, Frank E Harrell Jr wrote:
>>Thanks very much Martin.  I think you've hit on it.  The problem seems 
>>to have to do with the order in which I install Hmisc using regular 
>>(non-shared) R (installed the usual Debian way) with regard to when I 
>>run CMD check under R-devel.  I configured R-devel using --enable-shared 
>>(if this matters) and ran R-devel CMD check "fresh" and all seems to be 
>>well.  Thanks for your insight.  In the future I think I'll just remove 
>>the *.o files from regular R before running CMD check.  I am surprised 
>>that R-devel and R 1.9 are inconsistent on this point.  -Frank
> Take a look at the NEWS file.  In R-devel, if --enable-R-shared (sic) is 
> specified libR.so is always used, even by R.bin.  There are several 
> reasons for the change, one of which is that libR.so actually gets tested.

Thanks Brian.  The simple solution was to remove *.o before and after 
running R-devel CMD check.


Frank E Harrell Jr   Professor and Chair           School of Medicine
                      Department of Biostatistics   Vanderbilt University

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