[R] building the development version
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Feb 18 19:08:32 CET 2004
On Wed, 18 Feb 2004, A.J. Rossini wrote:
> Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:
> > 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.
> This directory exists on a clean anonCVS checkout, cvs co, followed
> with a cvs update -Pd. Done AFTER Debbie's post, on a new machine.
Looks like there is a problem with anonCVS. That directory is empty
in the master CVS tree and hence does not appear in the daily snapshots.
I've just checked: it is not there in R-devel_2004-02-18.tar.bz2.
What is in it under anonCVS?
> I verified Debbie's results, and the solution I suggested (2
> incantations, with a weird incantation and the removal of the eda
> subdir) got me most of the way there. The second incantation was
> needed to cope with a problem in the ctest directory.
Looks like we need to take some preventative measures in any case ....
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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