Re: [Rd] problems building R-patched

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu 27 Jan 2005 - 04:18:35 EST

On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 wsetzer@mindspring.com wrote:

> When I try to install R-patched of January 26 on my linux (fedora core 1, with openmosix kernel) box, make fails in the first recommended package with the message
>
> tkStartGUI text html latex
> tkpager text html latex
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/setzer/newstuff/R-patched/src/library'
> make[2]: Entering directory `/home/setzer/newstuff/R-patched/src/library'
> building/updating package indices ...
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/setzer/newstuff/R-patched/src/library'
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/setzer/newstuff/R-patched/src/library'
> make[1]: Entering directory `/home/setzer/newstuff/R-patched/src/library/Recommended'
> make[2]: Entering directory `/home/setzer/newstuff/R-patched/src/library/Recommended'
> make[2]: *** No rule to make target `VR.ts', needed by `stamp-recommended'. Stop.
>
> R-patched of January 25 fails the same way, but the January 21 version compiles successfully.
>
> Has something gone awry in the process of rolling patches, or do I need
> to look into problems with my system? I notice that the
> src/library/Recommended has symbolic links in the January 21 version,
> but not in the January 26 version.

Run tools/link-recommended to recreate these links.

Without knowing whether you got `R-patched of January 26' by tarball or SVN (you didn't specify) it is hard to be more specific as to what is wrong.

-- 
Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
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