[Rd] Avoid texinfo 6.1

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Feb 22 10:57:32 CET 2016

There are problems with the texi2dvi in the recently released texinfo 
6.1.  (The bug has been reported.)  Avoid 6.1 if you can, but if not 
setting the environment variable


will enable R to build, including NEWS.pdf and all the vignettes.

We are working on a more complete workaround for R-devel and 3.2.4.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Emeritus Professor of Applied Statistics, University of Oxford

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