Re: [Rd] Compiling R 2.12.0 from source: error (temp dir)

From: Janko Thyson <janko.thyson_at_ku-eichstaett.de>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2010 11:12:33 +0100

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Prof Brian Ripley [mailto:ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk]
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 17. November 2010 18:42
> An: Janko Thyson

> Cc: 'r-devel_at_r-project. org'
> Betreff: Re: [Rd] Compiling R 2.12.0 from source: error (temp dir)
>
> Is this on Windows? (Please do consult the posting guide and tell us
> the 'at a minimum' information we asked for.)
>
> If so, it seems you forget the bit about setting TMPDIR right at the
> top of the section on 'Building the core files':
>
> Set the environment variable @env{TMPDIR} to point to a writable
> directory, with a path specified with forward slashes and no spaces.
> (The default is @file{/tmp}, which may not be useful on Windows.)
>

Sorry, I always forget to provide that info.

Could you tell me where/how I have to set TMPDIR? I've looked in MkRules.local but didn't find anything. Or is that an argument at 'make all recommended'?

Thanks,
Janko

SYSTEM INFO:

- Windows XP SP 3
- R-2.12.0
- Eclipse 3.6.1
- StatET 0.9.x
 

> On Wed, 17 Nov 2010, Janko Thyson wrote:
>
> > Dear list,
> >
> >
> >
> > I've just tried to compile R 2.12.0 from source as I think I found an
> error
> > in a C function that I would like to fix and check before I go ahead
> with
> > posting the presumed error.
> >
> >
> >
> > I've got the R Toolset 2.12 installed and configured correctly and
> followed
> > the Admin manual closely (including the entire bitmap stuff; exact
> same
> > versions as in the manual). Also, all anti virus software is turned
> off (as
> > it complained on some .exe). I have Admin rights on my box.
> >
> >
> >
> > When I run 'make all recommended' I get the following error after a
> while:
> >
> >
> >
> > cannot create /tmp/R5436: directory nonexistent
> >
> > mv: cannot stat `/tmp/R5436': No such file or directory
> >
> > make[3]: *** [mkR] Error 1
> >
> > make[2]: *** [all] Error 2
> >
> > make[1]: *** [R] Error 1
> >
> > make: *** [all] Error 2
> >
> >
> >
> > Any ideas what this is about? Seems that the compiler can't create a
> temp
> > directory because of a missing directory.
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks for any hints,
> >
> > Janko
> >
> >
> > [[alternative HTML version deleted]]
> >
> > ______________________________________________
> > R-devel_at_r-project.org mailing list
> > https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel
> >
>
> --
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk
> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
> University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
> 1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA)
> Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595



R-devel_at_r-project.org mailing list
https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel Received on Thu 18 Nov 2010 - 10:14:54 GMT

Archive maintained by Robert King, hosted by the discipline of statistics at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
Archive generated by hypermail 2.2.0, at Thu 18 Nov 2010 - 12:00:23 GMT.

Mailing list information is available at https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel. Please read the posting guide before posting to the list.

list of date sections of archive