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

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Wed Nov 5 16:22:09 CET 2014

On 05/11/2014 9:36 AM, Peter Simons wrote:
> Hi Duncan,
>   > I don't think we should be removing tests for everybody to allow a few
>   > people to test a build of R that none of us actually use.
> no tests need to be removed.

My response was to Martin, who proposed exactly that.

>   All that needs to be done is to distinguish
> tests that require the recommended packages from those that don't. Then
> users can choose which test set they want to run.

Go ahead and submit a patch that does this, and I expect it would be 

Duncan Murdoch

> It would be particularly nice if "make check" would do the right thing
> automatically based on the choice of --with{,out}-recommended-packages
> at ./configure time. Offering two separate "check" targets would be
> equally good, though.
> Best regards,
> Peter
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