Re: [Rd] make check failed with a minor error

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Sat 21 Aug 2004 - 04:20:43 EST

"Vadim Ogranovich" <vograno@evafunds.com> writes:

> Hi,
>
> I am building R off the source file "The latest release (2004-06-21):
> R-1.9.1.tgz <http://cran.stat.ucla.edu/src/base/R-1.9.1.tgz> " on RH
> Linux 7.3. After the build the "make check" failed with an error which I
> judge to be minor, but would like to hear from the experts in the field.
> Is it harmeless? Can it indicate some problem with my computer setup
> (not R)?
>
>
> running code in 'd-p-q-r-tests.R' ... OK
> comparing 'd-p-q-r-tests.Rout' to './d-p-q-r-tests.Rout.save' ...267c267
> < df = 0.5[1] "Mean relative difference: 5.001647e-10"
> ---
> > df = 0.5[1] TRUE
>
>
> Thanks a lot in advance,

Didn't we just see that in another thread? If you have been tampering with the compiler flags for numerics, this sort of thing may happen. The tolerance in the check criterion is at 5e-10 so you're only just over, and you might argue that the torerance is simply too tight.

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