Re: [Rd] Solaris build problem

From: Dominick Samperi <>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 11:37:32 -0400

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 11:23 AM, Prof Brian Ripley <>wrote:

> On Mon, 14 Jun 2010, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> At one level the answer is easy: cxxPack was not installed at system level
>> when that check was run, and I presume it was installed on the other build
>> systems.
>> However, the vignette checker should be able to find the package from the
>> copy installed for checking, so I need to dig deeper to find out why that
>> did not happen.
> And it because you have an inst/doc/Makefile that does not arrange to do
> so. R_LIBS should be set appropriately at that point, but since you are not
> using --vanilla to run R (unlike R CMD check), it is overridden by other
> settings.

But you said nothing about Solaris here. Why doesn't the problem arise with other OS's?

If I could setup an environment like the one used for Solaris I could test out issues like this
(and reduce r-devel traffic).


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