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

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2010 22:02:13 +0100 (BST)

Ah, so configure has chosen /bin/ksh as the shell, and that does not like this sh syntax on your system. Try setting R_SHELL=/bin/sh when configuring (or the path to bash, if you have that).

Alternatively, use ${1+@} in Rcmd.in (we have that as a workaround in R.sh.in).

On Tue, 8 Jun 2010, Bill.Glessner_at_cwu.edu wrote:

>
> 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="${R_HOME}/bin/Rcmd"
> export R_CMD
>
> R_VERSION=2.11.1
> export R_VERSION
>
> R_OSTYPE="unix"
> export R_OSTYPE
>
> ## Add 'share/perl' to the perl library pa
th.
> if test -n "${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 sea
rch 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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>> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
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University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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