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

From: Simon Urbanek <simon.urbanek_at_r-project.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 07:54:48 -0400

On Jun 14, 2009, at 14:16 , kevmac wrote:

>
> I still have that same error.
>

Can you be more specific, please (exact errors, config.log, R version ...)? Are you using latest R?

Cheers,
Simon

Do you have the la

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