[Rd] CRAN check for package on Sparc Solaris

Gábor Csárdi csardi.gabor at gmail.com
Wed May 13 21:53:55 CEST 2015

Hi Wolfgang, I can test your package, please send it to me in private.

Btw. I only have an x86 machine, and no sparc, so if your problem is
sparc-specific, then my test is probably useless.


On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 3:48 PM, Viechtbauer Wolfgang (STAT) <
wolfgang.viechtbauer at maastrichtuniversity.nl> wrote:

> Dear All,
> The metafor package currently fails CRAN checks on Sparc Solaris:
> http://cran.r-project.org/web/checks/check_results_metafor.html
> The problem is probably due to an unintended (= stupid) use of identical()
> in a couple tests. I have changed that to more appropriate tests using
> all.equal(). However, before I resubmit the package to CRAN, I would really
> like to make sure that the updated package passes all checks also on Sparc
> Solaris.
> The issue/question of how to test packages on Sparc Solaris has come up
> before:
> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-devel/2010-September/058538.html
> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-devel/2011-November/062430.html
> Unless anything has changed in the meantime, it seems like the help of
> kind volunteers is still the only option to conduct such tests. So, is
> there anybody out there with access to a Sparc machine running Solaris
> willing to run 'R CMD check --as-cran' on the updated tarball? Would be
> very much appreciated!
> Best,
> Wolfgang
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