Re: [Rd] Question on trying to build R 2.11.1 on Tru64(aka OSF1)

From: Peter Dalgaard <>
Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2010 23:10:12 +0200 wrote:
> First I tried 'setenv R_SHELL /usr/local/bin/bash', as bash is the weapon
> of choice for the faculty wishing to use R, then ran ./configure as before.
> The ./configure output line
> using as R_SHELL for scripts ... /usr/local/bin/bash
> would seem to indicate that the R_SHELL environment variable was recognized
> and acknowledged. However, I got the same build error:

Two ideas (longshots...)

(a) You're building in the source directory. Try not doing that an start with clean sources.

(b) insert "set -v" at the top of Rcmd so that you see the script as it is executed.

Peter Dalgaard
Center for Statistics, Copenhagen Business School
Phone: (+45)38153501
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