Re: [Rd] error starting R-devel with --arch ppc -- "an unusual circumstance has arisen"

From: Simon Urbanek <simon.urbanek_at_r-project.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 14:57:06 -0500

On Dec 19, 2011, at 2:22 PM, Dan Tenenbaum wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 4:46 PM, Simon Urbanek
> <simon.urbanek_at_r-project.org> wrote:
>> Dan,
>> 
>> I don't know why, but something is off in the recent R-devel build for ppc. The result is that the installed binary ppc is older than the other ones, so it doesn't have paste0 while the others do.
>> 
>> The really strange thing is that the build logs show success, but the build directory is old and the resulting tar ball is not updated. I'll keep you posted.
> 
> 
> It looks like this has been fixed.

Well, temporarily - I nudged the build manually (so the paste0 issues is gone), but the nightly builds behave very oddly - they create few files (like SVN-REVISION) but even Makefiles are not generated. I'll try to flush the whole tree and see how it goes ...

Thanks,
Simon

> Thanks!
> 
> Dan
> 
> 
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Simon
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Dec 15, 2011, at 4:56 PM, Dan Tenenbaum wrote:
>> 

>>> When I try and start R-devel as follows:
>>>
>>> R --vanilla --arch ppc
>>>
>>> I see this, over and over again, ^C does not interrupt it and I have
>>> to close the terminal window:
>>>
>>>> Error in paste0(prefix, conditionMessage(e), "\n") :

>>> not a BUILTIN function
>>> In addition: Warning message:
>>> An unusual circumstance has arisen in the nesting of readline input.
>>> Please report using bug.report()
>>>> Error in paste0(prefix, conditionMessage(e), "\n") :

>>> not a BUILTIN function
>>> In addition: Warning message:
>>> An unusual circumstance has arisen in the nesting of readline input.
>>> Please report using bug.report()
>>>
>>> I can't get to sessionInfo() but here is sessionInfo() of the same R
>>> invoked with no --arch argument:
>>>
>>> R Under development (unstable) (2011-12-14 r57899)
>>> Platform: i386-apple-darwin9.8.0/i386 (32-bit)
>>>
>>> locale:
>>> [1] C
>>>
>>> attached base packages:
>>> [1] stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
>>>
>>>
>>> This seems to be related to the issue I reported here previously:
>>> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-devel/2011-December/062793.html
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Dan
>>>
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>>>
>> 
> 
> 

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