Re: [Rd] make check fails for R 2.3.0 (PR#8343)

From: <ahenningsen_at_email.uni-kiel.de>
Date: Tue 22 Nov 2005 - 15:19:43 GMT


On Tuesday 22 November 2005 12:55, ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk wrote:
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> On Tue, 22 Nov 2005 ahenningsen@email.uni-kiel.de wrote:
> > Full_Name: Arne Henningsen
> > Version: 2.3.0, 2005-11-21, i686-pc-linux-gnu
>
> Please use the svn revision for unreleased versions of R.

OK. I have done this, but the same error still occurs.

> There is no 'R= =20
> 2.3.0' and the version changes several times a day. But we do expect=20
> 'make check' to have been run successfully on each of those versions.
>
> > OS: SuSE Linux 9.0, Kernel 2.4.21
> > Submission from: (NULL) (134.245.140.242)
>
> You are reporting as a bug in R a problem on your own system in an=20
> unreleased ('unstable') version of R.

I used this version to check my R packages because the packages on CRAN are checked by R-devel, too.

> Since it is unstable and=20
> unreleased, such things are by definition not bugs in R.

Sorry, I did not know this. I thought that my report could help you. The next time when I will find an error in R-devel I won't report it.

> Others are not seeing this, so we cannot do anything about the problems=20
> seen on your system. This is not at all a new test, and although random=20
> it is run with set.seed(1). I can reproduce the result in the output file=
> =20
> (on my systems) exactly by
>
> > set.seed(1)
> > hist(replicate(100, mean(rexp(10))))
>
> Please see if you can debug it on your own system. (My guess would be=20
> that it only occurs as part of the test file.)

Yes, that's exactly the case. If you want any further information please don't hesitate to contact me. Otherwise I won't bother you anymore with this issue.

Best,
Arne

> > I did not find any problems in "./configure" and "make", but "make check"
> > fails:
> >
> > make[4]: Entering directory
> > `/home/suapm095/Download/R-devel/tests/Exampl=
>
> es'
>
> > collecting examples for package 'base' ...
> > make[5]: Entering directory `/home/suapm095/Download/R-devel/src/library'
> >
> > >>> Building/Updating help pages for package 'base'
> >
> > Formats: text html latex example
> > make[5]: Leaving directory `/home/suapm095/Download/R-devel/src/library'
> > running code in 'base-Ex.R' ...make[4]: *** [base-Ex.Rout] Fehler 1
> > make[4]: Leaving directory
> > `/home/suapm095/Download/R-devel/tests/Example=
>
> s'
>
> > make[3]: *** [test-Examples-Base] Fehler 2
> > make[3]: Leaving directory
> > `/home/suapm095/Download/R-devel/tests/Example=
>
> s'
>
> > make[2]: *** [test-Examples] Fehler 2
> > make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/suapm095/Download/R-devel/tests'
> > make[1]: *** [test-all-basics] Fehler 1
> > make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/suapm095/Download/R-devel/tests'
> > make: *** [check] Fehler 2
> >
> > At the end of the file "tests/Examples/base-Ex.Rout.fail" I found:
> >> i39 <- sapply(3:9, seq) # list of vectors
> >> sapply(i39, fivenum)
> >
> > [,1] [,2] [,3] [,4] [,5] [,6] [,7]
> > [1,] 1.0 1.0 1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1
> > [2,] 1.5 1.5 2 2.0 2.5 2.5 3
> > [3,] 2.0 2.5 3 3.5 4.0 4.5 5
> > [4,] 2.5 3.5 4 5.0 5.5 6.5 7
> > [5,] 3.0 4.0 5 6.0 7.0 8.0 9
> >
> >> hist(replicate(100, mean(rexp(10))))
> >
> > Fehler in hist.default(replicate(100, mean(rexp(10)))) :
> > =09invalid number of 'breaks'
> > Ausf=FChrung angehalten
>
> --=20
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