Re: [Rd] difficulty with 'parallel' in building r57032 -- missing Makefile?

From: Ben Bolker <bbolker_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 10:54:57 +0200

On 11-09-20 09:29 PM, peter dalgaard wrote:

> 
> On Sep 20, 2011, at 20:57 , Ben Bolker wrote:
> 

>>
>> From SVN revision 57032, with configuration
>>
>> R is now configured for i686-pc-linux-gnu
>>
>> Source directory: . Installation directory: /usr/local
>>
>> C compiler: gcc -std=gnu99 -g -O2 Fortran 77
>> compiler: gfortran -g -O2
>>
>> C++ compiler: g++ -g -O2 Fortran 90/95 compiler:
>> gfortran -g -O2 Obj-C compiler:
>>
>> Interfaces supported: X11 External libraries: readline
>> Additional capabilities: PNG, JPEG, NLS, cairo Options enabled:
>> shared BLAS, R profiling, Java
>>
>> Recommended packages: yes
>>
>>
>> having run tools/rsync-recommended, I get stuck at:
>>
>>
>> make[3]: Entering directory
>> `/mnt/hgfs/bolker/Documents/R/r-devel/src/library/parallel'
>> make[3]: *** No rule to make target `all'. Stop. make[3]: Leaving
>> directory
>> `/mnt/hgfs/bolker/Documents/R/r-devel/src/library/parallel'
>> make[2]: *** [R] Error 1
>>
>> I don't know quite enough about configure/make/etc. to know what's
>> going wrong here, but it seems that one symptom is that "Makefile"
>> does not exist/is not built in src/library/parallel ... Makefile.in
>> and Makefile.win in my fumbling way, I looked through configure,
>> configure.ac, etc., comparing what is done with the "splines"
>> package, and no glaring differences leap out at me -- so I'm
>> stumped.
>>
>> If I do ./configure --without-parallel; make , it works.
>>
>>
>> If I'm being an idiot please be gentle ...
> 
> Hmm, did you do this as a squeaky-clean build? I think I saw
> something like that on OSX and it disappeared after "make distclean"
> and reconfiguration.
> 
> It's fairly common that a clean build is required after changes to
> the directory structure or similar changes to the build structure.
> Every once in a while, it is just not worth the trouble to ensure
> that you can keep previously built intermediate files.
> 
> Also, try not building in the source directory. It's much easier to
> clean up if build in a separate build directory.
> 
> 

  Yes, thank you, that seems to have done the trick.

  Ben Bolker



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