R-alpha: Problem with make in $RHOME/src/library

Douglas Bates (bates@stat.wisc.edu)
Tue, 10 Sep 96 10:31 CDT


Message-Id: <m0v0Umi-0000TpC@franz.stat.wisc.edu>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 96 10:31 CDT
From: Douglas Bates <bates@stat.wisc.edu>
To: R@stat.auckland.ac.nz, r-testers@stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: R-alpha: Problem with make in $RHOME/src/library
In-Reply-To: <m0v0UBU-0000TpC@franz.stat.wisc.edu>
 <m0v0UBU-0000TpC@franz.stat.wisc.edu>

It appears that it is simply a problem with the mkdir command in the
Makefile.  The usage "mkdir -p" is not supposed to report an error if
the directory already exists, according to DEC's documentation.
Apparently the people who wrote their "mkdir" didn't read that part of
the documentation.
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