[Rd] R 3.1.1 and 3.1.2 both fail their test suites

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Sat Nov 1 18:17:56 CET 2014

On 01/11/2014, 11:33 AM, Peter Simons wrote:
> Hi Uwe,
>  > Nobody in R core runs NixOS and can reproduce this. This passes on most
>  > other platforms, apparently. If you can point us to a problem or send
>  > patches, we'd appreciate it.
> have tried running the test suite in a build that's configured with
> '--without-recommended-packages'? That's about the only unusual thing we
> do when building with Nix. Other than that, our build runs on a
> perfectly ordinary Linux -- and it used to succeed fine in earlier
> versions of R.

The tests "make check-devel" and "make check-all" are documented to
require the recommended packages, and will fail without them.  On
Windows, "make check" also needs them, so this may be true on other
systems as well.

Duncan Murdoch

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