[Rd] SVN revision numbers

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed May 18 23:38:16 CEST 2005

On Wed, 18 May 2005, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:

> On Wed, 18 May 2005, Cyrus Harmon wrote:
>> Following up on my own post... touching non-tarball and then doing a make 
>> fixes the problem. I assume this is documented somewhere and I just missed 
>> it.
> The make process does touch non-tarball: you may need to start from a clean 
> build.  (BTW, that's not new.)

I have tested a clean build with both srcdir=builddir and 
srcdir!=builddir, and both behaved flawlessly.  I was also able to update 
several other builds from a day to a month old.

>> On May 18, 2005, at 1:36 PM, Cyrus Harmon wrote:
>>> I'm seeing an error about not being able to find SVN-REVISION in the R 
>>> (top src dir) when I try to build from current SVN sources. Is this a file 
>>> that is supposed to be generated that I'm not generating for some reason, 
>>> or is this supposed to be in the SVN repository?
>>> My apologies if I'm catching the repository in an unstable state and this 
>>> is a known problem.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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