Re: [Rd] 'javareconf -e' as normal user (PR#12544)

From: Simon Urbanek <>
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2008 11:49:23 -0400


On Aug 15, 2008, at 8:50 AM, wrote:

> Full_Name: Rune Philosof
> Version: 2.6.2 and 2.7.1
> OS: Ubuntu 8.04
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> When I try to install rJava I am requested to run 'R CMD javareconf -
> e' if I
> don't have root access.
> rune_at_rune-laptop:~$ R CMD javareconf -e
> shift: 59: can't shift that many

Can you tell us which shell you are using? It works fine for me with sh/bash.

FWIW in general the syntax is "-e <prog>" (see -h) e.g. R CMD javareconf -e /bin/bash
You can also use '' for the default shell.

Simon mailing list Received on Sun 17 Aug 2008 - 15:57:59 GMT

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