RE: [Rd] Re: [R] Problem Compiling R-2.0.0 on Linux Alpha

From: Prasad, Rajiv <Rajiv.Prasad_at_pnl.gov>
Date: Mon 18 Oct 2004 - 08:53:04 EST


Thanks, Prof. Ripley. I downloaded the new admin.R and used that in place of one in R-2.0.0 build directory. The compile went fine. So, for the record, R-2.0.0 + Prof. Ripley's fixed admin.R compiles fine on "alphapca56-unknown-linux-gnu".



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> version

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platform alphapca56-unknown-linux-gnu

arch     alphapca56
os       linux-gnu

system alphapca56, linux-gnu
status
major 2
minor 0.0
year 2004
month 10
day 04
language R
>

Rajiv

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Prof Brian Ripley [mailto:ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk]
> Sent: Sunday, October 17, 2004 9:47 AM
> To: Prasad, Rajiv
> Cc: Peter Dalgaard; r-devel@stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: RE: [Rd] Re: [R] Problem Compiling R-2.0.0 on Linux Alpha
>
>
> On Sun, 17 Oct 2004, Prasad, Rajiv wrote:
>
> > Thanks, Peter, and Prof. Ripley.
> >
> > My efforts last night was mostly futile except that it told
> me about
> > the embedded newline in Built field.
> >
> > Prof. Ripley: how do I get your fixes? Can I just download
> > R-2.0.0-patched?
>
> Yes, tomorrow's tarball unless you want to get it from the
> SVN archive. The change is in src/library/tools/R/admin.R and
> looks like
>
> Built <-
> paste("R ",
> paste(R.version[c("major", "minor")],
> collapse = "."),
> "; ",
> if(file_test("-d", file.path(dir, "src"))) OStype
> else "",
> "; ",
> ## Prefer date in ISO 8601 format.
> ## Could also use
> ## format(Sys.time(), "%a %b %d %X %Y")
> Sys.time(),
> "; ",
> .OStype(),
> sep = "")
>
> ## we must not split the Built: field across lines
> writeLines(c(formatDL(names(db), db, style = "list"),
> paste("Built", Built, sep=": ")),
> file.path(outDir, "DESCRIPTION"))
> db["Built"] <- Built
>
> Obviously I have not tested on an Alphabc...tuvwxyz system
> but it should
> work there.
>
>
> --
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
> University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
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>



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