[Rd] R CMD INSTALL doesn't always clean up (PR#7230)
Eric van Gyzen
vangyzen at stat.duke.edu
Thu Sep 16 17:11:20 CEST 2004
Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> 1) Please give us a reproducible example, as asked in the FAQ.
R CMD INSTALL --help
R CMD INSTALL --version
R CMD INSTALL
R CMD INSTALL nonexistent
R CMD INSTALL existent-but-invalid.tar.gz
...and every other case in which "exit" is called without a preceding
> 2) We are in alpha test, near beta test, of R 2.0.0, so please check your
> examples under the public alphas of R 2.0.0.
I tested the snapshot from today (2004-09-16).
> On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 vangyzen at stat.duke.edu wrote:
>>Full_Name: Eric van Gyzen
>>Submission from: (NULL) (184.108.40.206)
>>In several cases, "R CMD INSTALL" doesn't remove its temporary directory. It
>>should call "do_cleanup" before every "exit".
> Perhaps those cases are deliberate?
Eric van Gyzen Sr. Systems Programmer
http://www.stat.duke.edu/~vangyzen/ ISDS, Duke University
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