Re: [Rd] missing R-devel/po

From: Kurt Hornik <>
Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2010 15:06:41 +0100

>>>>> Petr Savicky writes:

> When i unpack R-devel_2010-01-05.tar.bz2 and run ./configure on
> two Linux machines, i get the error message

> configure: creating ./config.status
> config.status: creating Makeconf
> config.status: creating Makefile
> config.status: creating doc/Makefile
> config.status: creating doc/html/Makefile
> config.status: creating doc/manual/Makefile
> config.status: creating etc/Makefile
> config.status: creating etc/Makeconf
> config.status: creating etc/Renviron
> config.status: creating etc/ldpaths
> config.status: creating m4/Makefile
> config.status: error: cannot find input file: po/

> For R-devel_2010-01-04.tar.bz2, ./configure runs fine.

> The reason could be that R-devel_2010-01-05.tar.bz2 does not
> contain the directory "R-devel/po". This directory is present in
> R-devel_2010-01-04.tar.bz2 and contains the file "R-devel/po/".

> I see the directory "R-devel/po" at,
> so the problem could be just temporary.

A problem from a recent change causing make dist to fail in subdir tests (so subdir tests is empty and po is missing). We're working on a fix.


> Petr Savicky.

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