Re: [Rd] minor build problem

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Sat 07 Jan 2006 - 18:53:04 GMT

We know: this is due to a change in where the version is stored that someone did not check the consequences of. It will be fixed shortly (I am testing a fix right now). Meanwhile,

make; make; make install

works.

On Sat, 7 Jan 2006, Cyrus Harmon wrote:

> I'm trying to build from the latest SVN sources on Mac OS X 10.4.3
> and I seem to be having a problem making the documentation.
>
> When I do make install, i get the following:
>
> (sly@gigondas):~/src/R/r-devel/build-f95$ make install
> make[1]: Nothing to be done for `front-matter'.
> SVN-REVISION is unchanged
> make[1]: Nothing to be done for `install'.
> make[1]: Nothing to be done for `install'.
> installing doc ...
> /sw/bin/install: cannot stat `R.1': No such file or directory
> make[1]: *** [install-man] Error 1
> make: *** [install] Error 1
>
> which is due to the fact that R.1 doesn't exist. When I try to make R.
> 1 by going into docs and doing make svnonly, I get:
>
> (sly@gigondas):~/src/R/r-devel/build-f95/doc$ make svnonly
> make[1]: `R.fe' is up to date.
> help2man: can't get `--version' info from ../src/scripts/R.fe
>
>
> When I try to run help2man manually I get:
>
> (sly@gigondas):~/src/R/r-devel/build-f95/doc$ perl ../../R/tools/
> help2man.pl --include=../../R/doc/R.aux --no-info --output=R.1 --
> name="a language for data analysis and graphics" ../src/scripts/R.fe
> help2man: can't get `--version' info from ../src/scripts/R.fe
>
>
> If I try to get the version info from ../src/scripts/R.fe directly, I
> get:
>
> (sly@gigondas):~/src/R/r-devel/build-f95/doc$ ../src/scripts/R.fe --
> version
> Version 2.3.0 Under development (unstable) (2006-01-07 r37011)
> Copyright (C) 2006 R Development Core Team
>
> R is free software and comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
> You are welcome to redistribute it under the terms of the
> GNU General Public License. For more information about
> these matters, see http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html.
>
>
> So that seems to work. There must be some problem parsing this
> output. Does have an idea why help2man is failing here?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Cyrus
>
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