[Rd] Recent snapshot tarballs of R-devel don't compile
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Fri Dec 5 21:12:33 CET 2008
>>>>> "HP" == Hervé Pagès <hpages at fhcrc.org>
>>>>> on Fri, 05 Dec 2008 10:20:55 -0800 writes:
HP> Hi Martin, Martin Maechler wrote: [...]
BDR> Maybe, in which case running tools/link-recommended
BDR> will fix it. Works for me with the snapshot mentioned
>> But also we know that we don't want to require that from
>> people working with the tarball.
HP> Yes, and that's one of the reasons we use these tarballs
HP> for the Bioconductor build system. They are a little bit
HP> more convenient than pulling the source from svn.
I've finally found the cause.
Indeed it's been a change to R-devel, on Novemeber 17 I think,
a "pdf -cleanup"
which breaks 'make vignettes' which breaks 'distdir' ...
Huhh, finally! .... so I assume we will have a fix in place
Thank you, Herve, for you perseverance ;-)
>> 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.
HP> I don't know what OS this procedure is running on but
HP> maybe 'tar' started to do some strange strings with
HP> symlinks after an OS update/upgrade...
HP> Thanks, H.
HP> -- Hervé Pagès
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