[Rd] Recent snapshot tarballs of R-devel don't compile
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Fri Dec 5 19:20:55 CET 2008
Martin Maechler wrote:
> BDR> Maybe, in which case running tools/link-recommended
> BDR> will fix it. Works for me with the snapshot mentioned
> BDR> above.
> But also we know that we don't want to require that from people
> working with the tarball.
Yes, and that's one of the reasons we use these tarballs for the
Bioconductor build system. They are a little bit more convenient
than pulling the source from svn.
> The question remains why the automated build procedures ... that
> I have setup and have been running for years,
> suddenly fail to put the *.tgz symbolic links into
> src/library/Recommended/ as they used to.
I don't know what OS this procedure is running on but maybe 'tar'
started to do some strange strings with symlinks after an OS
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