Re: [Rd] Question on trying to build R 2.11.1 on Tru64(aka OSF1)system

From: William Dunlap <wdunlap_at_tibco.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2010 13:56:15 -0700

Isn't the bash syntax

   "${@}"
equivalent to just

   "$@"
and older versions of sh may not understand the former version. If so, you might have similar problems with

   "${1}"
instead of

   "$1"

Bill Dunlap
Spotfire, TIBCO Software
wdunlap tibco.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-devel-bounces_at_r-project.org
> [mailto:r-devel-bounces_at_r-project.org] On Behalf Of
> Bill.Glessner_at_cwu.edu
> Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2010 1:20 PM
> To: r-devel@r-project.org
> Subject: Re: [Rd] Question on trying to build R 2.11.1 on
> Tru64(aka OSF1)system
>
>
> Here is the Rcmd from the ./bin subdirectory of the build tree
> /usrX/JunqueYard/R-2.11.1:
>
> #!/bin/ksh
> #
> # ${R_HOME}/bin/Rcmd
>
> ## Shell script wrapper for all R CMD commands.
> ## For internal use only.
>
> R_CMD="${R_HOME}/bin/Rcmd"
> export R_CMD
>
> R_VERSION=2.11.1
> export R_VERSION
>
> R_OSTYPE="unix"
> export R_OSTYPE
>
> ## Add 'share/perl' to the perl library path.
> if test -n "${PERL5LIB}"; then
> PERL5LIB="${R_SHARE_DIR}/perl:${PERL5LIB}"
> export PERL5LIB
> else
> PERLLIB="${R_SHARE_DIR}/perl:${PERLLIB}"
> export PERLLIB
> fi
>
> ## Append 'share/texmf' to TeX's input search path.
> if test -z "$TEXINPUTS}"; then
> TEXINPUTS=".:${R_SHARE_DIR}/texmf:"
> else
> TEXINPUTS=".:${TEXINPUTS}:${R_SHARE_DIR}/texmf:"
> fi
> export TEXINPUTS
>
> . "${R_HOME}/etc${R_ARCH}/Renviron"
> export `sed 's/^ *#.*//; s/^\(.*\)=.*/\1/'
> "${R_HOME}/etc${R_ARCH}/Renviron"`
>
> extra=
> case "${1}" in
> perl)
> cmd="${PERL}" ;;
> awk)
> cmd="${AWK}" ;;
> ## this was a separate command prior to 2.10.0
> Rd2txt)
> cmd="${R_HOME}/bin/Rdconv"
> extra="-t txt"
> ;;
> Rd2pdf)
> cmd="${R_HOME}/bin/Rd2dvi"
> extra="--pdf"
> ;;
> *)
> if test -x "${R_HOME}/bin/${1}"; then
> cmd="${R_HOME}/bin/${1}"
> else
> cmd="${1}"
> fi
> ;;
> esac
> shift
>
> exec "${cmd}" ${extra} "${@}"
>
> ### Local Variables: ***
> ### mode: sh ***
> ### sh-indentation: 2 ***
> ### End: ***
>
> Bill
>
> >Return-path: <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
> >Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2010 19:41:05 +0100 (BST)
> >From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
> >Subject: Re: [Rd] Question on trying to build R 2.11.1 on
> Tru64(aka OSF1) system
> >To: Bill.Glessner_at_cwu.edu
> >Cc: r-devel_at_r-project.org
> >
> >On Tue, 8 Jun 2010, Bill.Glessner_at_cwu.EDU wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> I am trying to build the R-2.11.1 software for university
> faculty to use in
> >> research projects on a DEC/Compaq/HP AlphaServer model
> GS160 16CPU/64GB memory
> >> running Tru64Unix aka OSF1 version 5.1B-5.
> >> Is it known whether it is possible to build the R-2.11.1
> software on the
> >> platform I am using?
> >
> >It is not known: it is years since we have a report on that system.
> >
> >You seem to have a problem with Rcmd, that is R_HOME/bin/Rcmd.
> >Perhaps you could send it to us to have a look at?
> >
> >> ...snip...
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> >
> >--
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> >Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
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