Re: [Rd] install.packages hangs RGui with frozen rpwd process at (PR#13739)

From: <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2009 19:00:22 +0200 (CEST)

Uwe Ligges wrote:

> 
> 
> astokes_at_esica.com wrote:

>> Full_Name: Allan Stokes
>> Version: 2.8.1
>> OS: XP
>> Submission from: (NULL) (24.108.0.245)
>>
>>
>> I've just spent a hellish six hours trying to create my own R package
>> with a
>> bare bones "hello world" R function inside. I was able to create a
>> package.tar.gz file eventually with much perseverance.
>> My remaining problem is that when I try to install my simple package
>> under RGui,
>> it hangs.
>> install.packages("c:/testR/scupper_1.0.tar.gz", repos=NULL,
>> type="source",
>> lib="c:/allanR")
> 
> 
> Please try to install from Windows command shell using "R CMD INSTALL" 
> and tell us what you see there.
> Note also that the install scripts have been largely rewritten for 
> R-2.9.0 which is current.


By the way, this is not a bug in R. Hence please do not file such messages a bug reports.

Uwe Ligges

> Best,
> Uwe Ligges
> 
> 
> 

>> The hung process tree as shown by SysInternals Process Explorer.
>> 1. Rgui.exe
>> cmd="C:\Program Files\R\R-2.8.1\bin\Rgui.exe" cd=Z:\ 2. R.exe
>> cmd=C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1\bin\R.exe CMD INSTALL -l "c:/allanR"
>> "c:/allanR/scupper_1.0.tar.gz"
>> cd=Z:\
>> 3. cmd.exe
>> cmd=C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe /c perl
>> C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1/bin/INSTALL -l
>> c:/allanR c:/allanR/scupper_1.0.tar.gz
>> cd=Z:\
>> 4. perl.exe
>> cmd=perl C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1/bin/INSTALL -l c:/allanR
>> c:/allanR/scupper_1.0.tar.gz
>> Z:\
>> 5. make.exe
>> cmd=make --no-print-directory -C C:/PROGRA~1/R/R-28~1.1/src/gnuwin32
>> PKGDIR=Z:/R.INSTALL.5532 PKGNAME=scupper RLIB=c:/allanR
>> DPKG=c:/allanR/scupper
>> scupper-LAZY=true HELP=YES WINHELP=CHM pkg-scupper
>> dir=C:\Program Files\R\R-2.8.1\src\gnuwin32\
>> 6. make.exe
>> cmd=c:\Rtools\bin\make.exe
>> dir=C:\WINDOWS\system32\
>> 7. Rpwd.exe cmd=c:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1\src\gnuwin32\Rpwd.exe ../..
>> dir=C:\Program Files\R\R-2.8.1\src\gnuwin32\
>>
>> First, one stupid thing is that one time I ran the make cmd under the
>> CMD prompt
>> and it successfully generated a CHM file, as shown by this fragment of
>> the
>> output I captured:
>> >>> Building/Updating help pages for package 'scupper'
>> Formats: text html latex example chm
>> Microsoft HTML Help Compiler 4.74.8702
>>
>> Compiling z:\R.INSTALL.6416\scupper\chm\scupper.chm
>>
>> Compile time: 0 minutes, 0 seconds
>> 1 Topic
>> 0 Local links
>> 0 Internet links
>> 1 Graphic
>>
>> Created z:\R.INSTALL.6416\scupper\chm\scupper.chm, 14,448 bytes
>> Compression increased file by 9,624 bytes.
>>
>> That didn't work when I tried it again, but the R temp directories
>> sometimes
>> vanish in the meantime.
>> Using System Internals File Monitor, I can see the last access to the
>> file
>> system by rpwd.exe
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 QUERY INFORMATION
>> C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1\src\gnuwin32\Rpwd.exe SUCCESS
>> FileNameInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN
>> C:\WINDOWS\Prefetch\RPWD.EXE-1615C3C8.pf SUCCESS
>> Options: Open Access: Read
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 QUERY INFORMATION
>> C:\WINDOWS\Prefetch\RPWD.EXE-1615C3C8.pf SUCCESS Length: 3882
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 READ
>> C:\WINDOWS\Prefetch\RPWD.EXE-1615C3C8.pf SUCCESS
>> Offset: 0 Length: 3882
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN C: SUCCESS Options: Open
>> Access: 00100180
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 QUERY INFORMATION C: SUCCESS
>> FileFsVolumeInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN C:\ SUCCESS Options: Open
>> Directory Access:
>> 00100001
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\ SUCCESS
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\ NO MORE FILES
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN C:\PROGRA~1\ SUCCESS
>> Options: Open Directory Access: 00100001
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\PROGRA~1\ SUCCESS
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\PROGRA~1\ NO MORE FILES
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN C:\PROGRA~1\R\ SUCCESS
>> Options: Open Directory Access: 00100001
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\PROGRA~1\R\
>> SUCCESS FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\PROGRA~1\R\ NO MORE
>> FILES
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1\
>> SUCCESS Options: Open
>> Directory Access: 00100001
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1\
>> SUCCESS
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1\
>> NO MORE FILES
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1\SRC\
>> SUCCESS Options: Open
>> Directory Access: 00100001
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY
>> C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1\SRC\ SUCCESS
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY
>> C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1\SRC\ NO MORE FILES
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN
>> C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1\SRC\GNUWIN32\ SUCCESS
>> Options: Open Directory Access: 00100001
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY
>> C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1\SRC\GNUWIN32\ SUCCESS
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY
>> C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1\SRC\GNUWIN32\ NO MORE
>> FILES FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN C:\WINDOWS\ SUCCESS
>> Options: Open Directory Access: 00100001
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\WINDOWS\ SUCCESS
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\WINDOWS\ SUCCESS
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\WINDOWS\ NO MORE FILES
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\
>> SUCCESS Options: Open
>> Directory Access: 00100001
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\
>> SUCCESS
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\
>> SUCCESS
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\
>> SUCCESS
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\
>> SUCCESS
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\
>> SUCCESS
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\
>> SUCCESS
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 DIRECTORY C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\ NO
>> MORE FILES
>> FileNamesInformation
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\NTDLL.DLL SUCCESS Options:
>> Open Access: 00000081
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 QUERY INFORMATION
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\NTDLL.DLL SUCCESS
>> Length: 714752
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\KERNEL32.DLL SUCCESS Options:
>> Open Access: 00000081
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 QUERY INFORMATION
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\KERNEL32.DLL
>> SUCCESS Length: 989696
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\UNICODE.NLS SUCCESS Options:
>> Open Access: 00000081
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 QUERY INFORMATION
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\UNICODE.NLS
>> SUCCESS Length: 89588
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\LOCALE.NLS SUCCESS Options:
>> Open Access: 00000081
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 QUERY INFORMATION
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\LOCALE.NLS
>> SUCCESS Length: 265948
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\SORTTBLS.NLS SUCCESS Options:
>> Open Access: 00000081
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 QUERY INFORMATION
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\SORTTBLS.NLS
>> SUCCESS Length: 23044
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN
>> C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1\SRC\GNUWIN32\RPWD.EXE
>> SUCCESS Options: Open Access: 00000081
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 QUERY INFORMATION
>> C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1\SRC\GNUWIN32\RPWD.EXE SUCCESS Length:
>> 9216
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\MSVCRT.DLL SUCCESS Options:
>> Open Access: 00000081
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 QUERY INFORMATION
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\MSVCRT.DLL
>> SUCCESS Length: 343040
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\NTDLL.DLL SUCCESS Options:
>> Open Access: Execute
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\KERNEL32.DLL SUCCESS Options:
>> Open Access: Execute
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN
>> C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-28~1.1\SRC\GNUWIN32\RPWD.EXE
>> SUCCESS Options: Open Access: Execute
>> 9:25:26 PM Rpwd.exe:6328 OPEN
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\MSVCRT.DLL SUCCESS Options:
>> Open Access: Execute
>>
>> I've tried this under Rtools 2.9 and then 2.8. I also updated my
>> Cygwin config
>> (which was pretty current).
>> No dice.
>> My little package contains an R function as such:
>> `ahoy` <-
>> function () { cat ("Shiver me timbers!\n")}
>>
>> And a DESCRIPTION file like this:
>> Package: scupper
>> Type: Package
>> Title: Ship ahoy
>> Version: 1.0
>> Date: 2009-05-30
>> Author: Allan Stokes
>> Maintainer: <astokes_at_esica.com>
>> Description: Responds to ahoy() greeting. License: internal use only
>> LazyLoad: yes
>>
>> There are empty data, man, and test directories.
>> I would reboot my system and try again, but I'd have to shut down 30
>> programs on
>> nine desktops, and I haven't got that many lives. I have been sure to
>> restart
>> RGui with the correct PATH env. for each test run.
>>
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