Re: [Rd] R build fails during make when configured with "--with-x=no" (PR#13665)

From: kevmac <mokevin_at_email.unc.edu>
Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2009 11:16:57 -0700 (PDT)

I still have that same error.

Simon Urbanek wrote:

> 
> It should be fixed now.
> 
> Cheers,
> Simon
> 
> On Apr 20, 2009, at 6:58 AM, Peter Dalgaard wrote:
> 

>> jeet@ku.edu wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> If R is configured using the "--with=x=no" option, then the make
>>> fails with the
>>> following error:
>> ,,,,
>>> make[1]: *** [R] Error 1
>>> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/jeet/Scratch/r-build/on-frontend/
>>> R-2.9.0/src'
>>> make: *** [R] Error 1
>>>
>>> The problem appears to be with the "src/modules/Makefile".
>>> Specfically, lines
>>> 26-29:
>>>
>>> @for d in "$(R_MODULES)"; do \
>>> (cd $${d} && $(MAKE) $@) || exit 1; \
>>> done
>>>
>>> Here, R_MODULES is blank, resulting in the "cd" command
>>> transferring to the
>>> user's home directory, where, of course, no Makefile is found
>>> resulting in the
>>> error above.
>>
>> (Even more "fun" would ensue if in fact there were a Makefile
>> there...)
>>
>>
>>> Work-around appears to be to simply disable loop if R_MODULES is
>>> empty.
>>
>> Shell script and Make portability is a pain in the derriere, but
>> offhand, those double quotes just look wrong:
>>
>> viggo:~/>for i in "" ; do echo $i; done
>>
>> viggo:~/>for i in ; do echo $i; done
>> viggo:~/>for i in "foo bar" ; do echo $i; done
>> foo bar
>> viggo:~/>for i in foo bar ; do echo $i; done
>> foo
>> bar
>>
>> Notice that the versions with quotes invariably do the Wrong Thing....
>>
>>
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