Re: [R] Error in "make check-all"

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed 28 Sep 2005 - 01:55:08 EST

This is what happens if you don't have a usable X11 display. Did you perhaps use a root account on a console owned by a normal user?

On Tue, 27 Sep 2005, Fernando Mayer wrote:

> Dear R-users,
>
> i'm a very newbie in linux, but decided to build R from source.
> Following the "R Installation and Administration" manual, i did this:
>
> ./configure --enable-R-shlib # this option is here because i intend to
> build the GNOME console after...
> make
> make check
>
> no problems in make check, but:
>
> make check-devel #and also
> make check-all
>
> indicated some WARNINGs in the log file:
>
> /usr/local/R-2.1.1/tests/tcltk.Rcheck/00check.Rcheck
>
> Right below is the content of this log file (I translated some words):
>
> [start log file]
>
> * using log directory '/usr/local/R-2.1.1/tests/tcltk.Rcheck'
> * using R version 2.1.1, 2005-06-20
> * looks like 'tcltk' is a base package
> * skipping installation test
> * checking package directory ... OK
> * checking for portable file names ... OK
> * checking for sufficient/correct file permissions ... OK
> * checking DESCRIPTION meta-information ... OK
> * checking package dependencies ... OK
> * checking index information ... OK
> * checking package subdirectories ... OK
> * checking S3 generic/method consistency ... WARNING
> Erro: .First.lib failed for 'tcltk'
> Call sequence:
> 2: stop(gettextf(".First.lib failed for '%s'", libraryPkgName(package)),
> domain = NA)
> 1: library(package, lib.loc = lib.loc, character.only = TRUE, verbose =
> FALSE)
> Interrupted execution
> See section 'Generic functions and methods' of the 'Writing R Extensions'
> manual.
> * checking replacement functions ... WARNING
> Error: .First.lib failed for 'tcltk'
> Call sequence:
> 2: stop(gettextf(".First.lib failed for '%s'", libraryPkgName(package)),
> domain = NA)
> 1: library(package, lib.loc = lib.loc, character.only = TRUE, verbose =
> FALSE)
> Interrupted execution
> In R, the argument of a replacement function which corresponds to the right
> hand side must be named 'value'.
> * checking foreign function calls ... WARNING
> Error: .First.lib failed for 'tcltk'
> Call sequence:
> 2: stop(gettextf(".First.lib failed for '%s'", libraryPkgName(package)),
> domain = NA)
> 1: library(package, lib.loc = lib.loc, character.only = TRUE, verbose =
> FALSE)
> Interrupted execution
> See section 'System and foreign language interfaces' of the 'Writing R
> Extensions' manual.
> * checking Rd files ... OK
> * checking for missing documentation entries ... WARNING
> Error: .First.lib failed for 'tcltk'
> Call sequence:
> 2: stop(gettextf(".First.lib failed for '%s'", libraryPkgName(package)),
> domain = NA)
> 1: library(package, lib.loc = lib.loc, character.only = TRUE, verbose =
> FALSE)
> Interrupted execution
> All user-level objects in a package should have documentation entries.
> See chapter 'Writing R documentation files' in manual 'Writing R
> Extensions'.
> * checking for code/documentation mismatches ... WARNING
> Error: .First.lib failed for 'tcltk'
> Call sequence:
> 2: stop(gettextf(".First.lib failed for '%s'", libraryPkgName(package)),
> domain = NA)
> 1: library(package, lib.loc = lib.loc, character.only = TRUE, verbose =
> FALSE)
> Interrupted execution
> Error: .First.lib failed for 'tcltk'
> Call sequence:
> 2: stop(gettextf(".First.lib failed for '%s'", libraryPkgName(package)),
> domain = NA)
> 1: library(package, lib.loc = lib.loc, character.only = TRUE, verbose =
> FALSE)
> Interrupted execution
> Error: .First.lib failed for 'tcltk'
> Call sequence:
> 2: stop(gettextf(".First.lib failed for '%s'", libraryPkgName(package)),
> domain = NA)
> 1: library(package, lib.loc = lib.loc, character.only = TRUE, verbose =
> FALSE)
> Interrupted execution
> * checking Rd \usage sections ... OK
> * checking DVI version of manual ... OK
>
> [end log file]
>
> The problem is in the tcltk package. I have searched in the archives,
> but didin't find anything similar to this problem (maybe there is, but i
> was not able to identify it). I really don't know what all the warnings
> means. What i need to know is what am i missing, and if there is
> something i can fix it. Also, are there any problems if i continue the
> installation without fix something?
>
> P.S.: actually R is running already from where it was buit, but i want
> to install it. So i want to avoid future problems, if this warnings
> really make some.
>
> Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
>
> Fernando Mayer.
>
> version
> _
> platform i686-pc-linux-gnu
> arch i686
> os linux-gnu [SuSE 9.3]
> system i686, linux-gnu
> status
> major 2
> minor 1.1
> year 2005
> month 06
> day 20
> language R
>
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