[Rd] 'javareconf -e' as normal user (PR#12544)

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Sun Aug 17 17:49:23 CEST 2008


On Aug 15, 2008, at 8:50 AM, bugs at philosof.dk wrote:

> Full_Name: Rune Philosof
> Version: 2.6.2 and 2.7.1
> OS: Ubuntu 8.04
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> When I try to install rJava I am requested to run 'R CMD javareconf - 
> e' if I
> don't have root access.
> rune at rune-laptop:~$ R CMD javareconf -e
> shift: 59: can't shift that many

Can you tell us which shell you are using? It works fine for me with  

FWIW in general the syntax is "-e <prog>" (see -h) e.g.
R CMD javareconf -e /bin/bash
You can also use '' for the default shell.


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