Re: [Rd] Solaris build problem

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 16:02:51 +0200

On 14.06.2010 15:53, Dominick Samperi wrote:
> I guess I should have been more explicit, here is the error as it appears
> in CRAN logs for package cxxPack:
>
> checking package vignettes in 'inst/doc' ... WARNING
> Error in loadNamespace(name) : there is no package called 'cxxPack'
> Calls: ::: ... tryCatch -> tryCatchList -> tryCatchOne -> <Anonymous>
> Execution halted
> Error in loadNamespace(name) : there is no package called 'cxxPack'
> Calls: ::: ... tryCatch -> tryCatchList -> tryCatchOne -> <Anonymous>
> Execution halted
> "testDotproduct.cpp", line 1: Error: Could not open include
> file<cxxPack.hpp>.
> "testDotproduct.cpp", line 2: Error: RcppExport is not defined.
> [clip]
>
> It appears that the failure occurs at the very beginning of the vignette
> where library(cxxPack) is called, since the other errors (not able to find
> header files) would be expected after this error.
>
> Could this be related to the parallel make problem that sometimes
> occurs under Windows? There a bug in GNU make causes one package
> to corrupt the environment of another.

Ha, that just by chance your package got hit under Windows by a rare bug of make does not mean it is not your fault if it fails on Solaris.

Uwe

> Thanks,
> Dominick
>
> On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 9:24 AM, Prof Brian Ripley<ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 14 Jun 2010, Dominick Samperi wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I have package that builds fine under all OS's at CRAN except Solaris, and
>>> the Solaris problem occurs at vignette processing time: the library
>>> command fails. So, if a package Foo has a vignette is there a problem
>>> if an R code chunk runs library(Foo) from within a code chunk in
>>> the vignette under Solaris?
>>>
>>
>> Many other packages do it ...
>>
>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Dominick
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> --
>> Brian D. Ripley, ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk
>> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/<http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/%7Eripley/>
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