R-beta: Error message from library install

Douglas Bates (bates@stat.wisc.edu)
01 Oct 1997 14:19:29 -0500

To: R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: R-beta: Error message from library install
From: Douglas Bates <bates@stat.wisc.edu>
Date: 01 Oct 1997 14:19:29 -0500

I am trying to install a library for my linear models class.  (The
name "st849" comes from the course identification, Statistics 849.)

 # R INSTALL st849
 Installing package `st849' ...
  >>> Building help index for package `st849' ... done.
  >>> Building help pages for package `st849'
 NONE:0: m4: ERROR: EOF in argument list

Should I be concerned about the m4 error?  I am prepared to believe
that it is caused by my not getting the syntax of a help file correct
but I am not sure exactly where the error is.

I will make a tar file of the library available as
for anyone who is interested.  The library is primarily the data from
the examples and exercises in the text "Regression Analysis: Theory,
Methods, and Applications" by Sen and Srivastava (Springer, 1990).
Douglas Bates                            bates@stat.wisc.edu
Statistics Department                    608/262-2598
University of Wisconsin - Madison        http://www.stat.wisc.edu/~bates/

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