[R] make error: ../../../bin/R: bad substitution

From: <tomkur2006-takehome_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 10:43:16 -0700 (PDT)


Hi,

I am getting this error when I run 'make' under src/library/base:
../../../library/base/R/base is unchanged
../../../bin/R: bad substitution
make: *** [all] Error 1

I traced it down to the following line in src/library/base/Makefile:

       @cat $(srcdir)/makebasedb.R | \
          R_DEFAULT_PACKAGES=NULL LC_ALL=C $(R_EXE) --slave > /dev/null

I am trying to build R-2.6.2 on a Solaris 9 box. Can anyone advise on what may go wrong? Thank you.

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