Re: [Rd] No output/no source tarball produced by 'R CMD build' on Windows (but ret code is 0)

From: Hervé Pagès <>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2010 15:11:18 -0700


Just to note that, after updating to R-2.12.0 2010-06-22 r52364, the problem is still here. Today's victim are altcdfenvs and CALIB:


On 06/21/2010 12:20 PM, Hervé Pagès wrote:
> Hi,
> After updating R-2.12 on the Bioconductor build system about 1 week ago
> (we update R every 4-6 weeks for our devel builds), we've started to see
> something never seen before on Windows: for some BioC packages,
> 'R CMD build' would produce no output at all (0 byte) and, of course,
> no source tarball. Even though, the code returned by the command is 0!
> See an example of this is here:
> (the content of this page is updated every day)
> Note the:
> RetCode: 0
> PackageFile: None
> and the lack of output!
> This seems to happen randomly for a couple of packages every day. Today
> it's for MotIV only. Last time I checked, it was charm and genefilter.
> Before that, they were 2 other packages.
> Note that the only thing that changed on our Windows build machine
> liverpool (Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit)) is that R-2.12.0 was
> updated to 2010-06-11 r52254.
> Let me know if I can help in any way.
> Thanks,
> H.
> mailing list Received on Thu 24 Jun 2010 - 22:13:43 GMT

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