Re: [Rd] R 2.2.1 installation trouble on SGI/Sun (PR#8575)

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed 08 Feb 2006 - 14:34:54 GMT


On Wed, 8 Feb 2006, Atro Tossavainen wrote:

> Dear Prof Ripley,
>
> > Thank you for the reply. Setting these variables explicitly on the make
> > install line should help.
>
> I just fixed them in Makeconf explicitly and it's OK now.
>
> > I have a guess at the shell problem. Configure contains
> >
> > if test -z ${rdocdir}; then
> > rdocdir='${rhome}/doc'
> > fi
> >
> > and maybe test -z is broken. Does it help to add quotes as in
> >
> > if test -z "${rdocdir}"; then
>
> Yes, that's the trick.

We'll alter the script in that case. Thanks for testing the fix.

>
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