[Rd] Problem with Linux installation
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Feb 1 15:04:03 CET 2005
On Tue, 1 Feb 2005, Miguel A. Arranz wrote:
> Dear R-devel members:
> I have been trying to install the latest versions of R-devel with no success.
R-devel changes many times a day: see the SVN logs.
> It builds with no problem, but 'make install' breaks with the error
> make: Entering directory `/home/bayes/R/R-devel/src/include'
> make: *** No rule to make target `install-no', needed by `install'. Stop.
> I guess there is a minor problem with the Makefile, which did not appear on
> the version I am running now (2005-01-26)
Remember R-devel says
Version 2.1.0 Under development (unstable) (2005-02-01), ISBN 3-900051-07-0
and installation of gettext/libintl is actively `under development' at
present. I don't know exactly when you got your version, but it works
right now with GNU make on Linux and Solaris (there seem to be some
problems with Solaris make that I am in the middle of tracking down).
We do try to have `make all check dist' working at the end of each day
(GMT) so the snapshot tarball builds, but `make install' is only checked
at the end of bouts of development (why would anyone want to install an
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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