[R] building the development version

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Feb 18 17:56:03 CET 2004

On Wed, 18 Feb 2004, Deborah Swayne wrote:

> I'm trying to build the current development version of R on an SGI
> running IRIX6.5.  Everything proceeds merrily until I reach the eda
> package.  This is the error message I get if I cd to the appropriate
> directory and type 'make' or 'make all.'  Does this make sense to
> anyone?  -- Thanks, Debby

There should be no such directory.  Did you do this in a clean build 
directory, as this is what would happen if you try to rebuild over 
sources from a couple of months ago?  Please try again starting in an 
empty build directory.

> gmake[3]: Entering directory `/l/fsc/dfs/src/R/src/library/eda'
> building package 'eda'
> ../../../library/eda/R/eda is unchanged
> ../../../library/eda/man/eda.Rd is unchanged
> /home/dfs/src/R/src/library/eda/src
> gmake[4]: Entering directory `/l/fsc/dfs/src/R/src/library/eda/src'
> config.status: error: invalid argument: src/library/eda/src/Makefile

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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