[Rd] R 2.2.1 installation trouble on SGI/Sun (PR#8575)

Atro Tossavainen atossava at cc.helsinki.fi
Wed Feb 8 13:55:35 CET 2006

Dear Prof Ripley,

> Thank you for the reply.  Setting these variables explicitly on the make
> install line should help.

I just fixed them in Makeconf explicitly and it's OK now.

> I have a guess at the shell problem.  Configure contains
> if test -z ${rdocdir}; then
>   rdocdir='${rhome}/doc'
> fi
> and maybe test -z is broken.  Does it help to add quotes as in
> if test -z "${rdocdir}"; then

Yes, that's the trick.

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