Re: [R] R CMD check fails at package dependencies check on Fedora Core 5, works on other systems

From: Robert King <Robert.King_at_newcastle.edu.au>
Date: Tue 19 Sep 2006 - 12:16:44 GMT

Here is another thing that might help work out what is happening. If I use --no-install, ade4 actually fails as well, in the same way as zipfR.

  [Desktop]$ R CMD check --no-install ade4

  [Desktop]$ R CMD check --no-install zipfR

Robert King wrote:

> No output from the tools command
> 
>> Robert King <Robert.King@newcastle.edu.au> writes:
>>>
>>> However, R CMD check seems to fail for packages with no dependencies 
>>> at the dependencies check stage.
>>>
>>> I've tried this with two packages, my own gld and also zipfR.  Both 
>>> fail in the same way.
>>>
>>> [Desktop]$ R CMD check zipfR_0.6-0.tar.gz
>>> * checking for working latex ... OK

...

>>> * checking package dependencies ... ERROR
>>>
>>> Both these work on two other systems - one a debian/sarge AMD64 and a 
>>> debian/sarge i386
>>
>> And at least the former is quite happy on a vanilla FC5/ R2.3.1
>>
>> What happens if you fire up R --quiet and submit
>>
>>  tools:::.check_package_depends("zipfR")
>>
>> (after unpacking the tarball, of course)? This gives no output for me.
> 
> Similarly, no output
> 
>>> A package with dependencies checks for dependencies correctly - for 
>>> example ade4:
>>>
>>> Desktop]$ R CMD check ade4_1.4-1.tar.gz
...
>>> Does anyone have ideas on what is going wrong?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Robert King
>

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