[Rd] RODBC on Mac & _R_CHECK_FORCE_SUGGESTS_
josh.m.ulrich at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 16:56:51 CEST 2016
On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 9:19 AM, Spencer Graves
<spencer.graves at prodsyse.com> wrote:
> "R CMD check sos" with R 3.3.0 under Mac OS X 10.11.5 ends as
> >* checking package dependencies ... ERROR
> >Package suggested but not available: ‘RODBC’
> >The suggested packages are required for a complete check.
> >Checking can be attempted without them by setting the environment
> >variable _R_CHECK_FORCE_SUGGESTS_ to a false value.
> Unfortunately, "install.packages('RODBC')" says it's only available
> in source form. When I attempt to install from sources, it fails as
> >checking for sqlext.h... no
> >configure: error: "ODBC headers sql.h and sqlext.h not found"
> >ERROR: configuration failed for package ‘RODBC’
> >* removing
> >Warning in install.packages :
> > installation of package ‘RODBC’ had non-zero exit status
> The CRAN checks for RODBC also failed for the same reason
> I'm not sure how to set "the environment variable
> _R_CHECK_FORCE_SUGGESTS_ to a false value" on my Mac, and I'd rather not do
> it permanently. I tried various versions of "R CMD check
> _R_CHECK_FORCE_SUGGESTS_=FALSE sos_1.3-9.tar.gz" and "R CMD check
> _R_CHECK_FORCE_SUGGESTS_=0 sos_1.3-9.tar.gz", none of which worked.
> Somewhere I found a suggestion to try, "R CMD check --as-cran
> sos_1.3-9.tar.gz". That also failed for me.
_R_CHECK_FORCE_SUGGESTS_=FALSE R CMD check sos_1.3-9.tar.gz
> Spencer Graves
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