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

Peter Simons simons at cryp.to
Sat Nov 1 19:58:23 CET 2014

Hi Uwe,

 >> have tried running the test suite in a build that's configured with
 >> '--without-recommended-packages'?
 > Of course this fails in the case when we check for the recommended packages:
 >   | < character(0)
 >   | ---
 >   | > [1] "Matrix" "nlme"   "mgcv"
 > If Matrix et al are not there, they can't be reported to be there, of
 > course...

maybe that test could be made a little bit smarter to deal with the
seemingly legit use-case of passing --without-recommended-packages?

Best regards,

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