Re: [R] problem with installing a package

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Fri 07 Oct 2005 - 02:08:59 EST

Claire Lee wrote:

> I do have full access to that directory. I have the
> bbHist package in c:/PROGRA~1/R/rw2011/library/bbHist
> directory. Then under the library directory I did
> check and build. Here's what I got:

Now I understand:

You *must not* have the sources in that library! You want to install from some *other arbitrary* source directory *into* the library mentioned above.

Uwe Ligges

>
> $ R CMD check bbHist
> * checking for working latex ... OK
> * using log directory
> 'c:/progra~1/r/rw2011/library/bbHist.Rcheck'
> * using R version 2.1.1, 2005-06-20
> * checking for file 'bbHist/DESCRIPTION' ... OK
> * this is package 'bbHist' version '0.1-1'
> * checking if this is a source package ... WARNING
> Subdirectory 'bbHist/src' contains object files.
>
> installing R.css in
> c:/progra~1/r/rw2011/library/bbHist.Rcheck
>
>
> ---------- Making package bbHist ------------
> adding build stamp to DESCRIPTION
> making DLL ...
> ... DLL made
> installing DLL
> installing R files
> installing man source files
> installing indices
> installing help
> >>> Building/Updating help pages for package 'bbHist'
> Formats: text html latex example chm
> bbHist text html
> latex example chm
> Microsoft HTML Help Compiler 4.74.8702
>
> Compiling
> c:\progra~1\r\rw2011\library\bbHist\chm\bbHist.chm
>
>
> Compile time: 0 minutes, 0 seconds
> 2 Topics
> 2 Local links
> 0 Internet links
> 1 Graphic
>
>
> Created
> c:\progra~1\r\rw2011\library\bbHist\chm\bbHist.chm,
> 21,741 bytes
> Compression increased file by 9,099 bytes.
> adding MD5 sums
>
> * DONE (bbHist)
>
> * checking package directory ... OK
> * checking for portable file names ... OK
> * checking DESCRIPTION meta-information ... OK
> * checking package dependencies ... OK
> * checking index information ... OK
> * checking package subdirectories ... OK
> * checking R files for syntax errors ... OK
> * checking R files for library.dynam ... OK
> * checking S3 generic/method consistency ... OK
> * checking replacement functions ... OK
> * checking foreign function calls ... WARNING
> Foreign function calls without 'PACKAGE' argument:
> .C("getBBData", ...)
> See section 'System and foreign language interfaces'
> of the 'Writing R
> Extensions' manual.
> * checking Rd files ... OK
> * checking for missing documentation entries ... OK
> * checking for code/documentation mismatches ... OK
> * checking Rd \usage sections ... OK
> * checking for CRLF line endings in C/C++/Fortran
> sources/headers ... WARNING
> Found the following sources/headers with CRLF line
> endings:
> src/bbapi.h
> src/bbunix.h
> src/rbb.c
> Some Unix compilers require LF line endings.
> * creating bbHist-Ex.R ... OK
> * checking examples ... OK
> * creating bbHist-manual.tex ... OK
> * checking bbHist-manual.tex ... ERROR
> LaTeX errors when creating DVI version.
> This typically indicates Rd problems.
>
> $ R CMD build bbHist
> * checking for file 'bbHist/DESCRIPTION' ... OK
> * preparing 'bbHist':
> * checking DESCRIPTION meta-information ... OK
> * cleaning src
> * removing junk files
> * checking for LF line-endings in source files
> file 'bbHist/src/bbapi.h' had CRLF line endings
> file 'bbHist/src/bbunix.h' had CRLF line endings
> file 'bbHist/src/rbb.c' had CRLF line endings
> * checking for empty directories
> * building 'bbHist_0.1-1.tar.gz'
>
> And then when I do R CMD INSTALL bbHist, I get
>
> open(c:/progra~1/r/rw2011/library/bbHist/DESCRIPTION):
> No such file or directory
>
>
> The bbHist directory is removed and a 00LOCK directory
> is created. What I don't understand is if INSTALL
> removed the bbHist directory, why is it stilling
> looking for the DESCRIPTION file in that diretory? I'm
> really puzzled. If anyone has any idea, please let me
> know. Thanks.
>
>
>

>>Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2005 08:47:23 +0200
>>From: Uwe Ligges <ligges@statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
>>Subject: Re: [R] problem in installing a package
>>To: Claire Lee <jingli71@yahoo.com>
>>Cc: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
>>Message-ID:
>><4344C87B.3080107@statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
>>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii;
>>format=flowed
>>
>>Claire Lee wrote:
>>
>>
>>>I'm using R in Windows XP. I created a package
>>
>>myself.
>>
>>>I've used R CMD check to check it. Everything
>>
>>seems OK
>>
>>>except the latex. I get the error message:
>>>* checking bbHist-manual.tex ... ERROR
>>>LaTeX errors when creating DVI version.
>>>This typically indicates Rd problems.
>>>
>>>I ignored it because I didn't want to submit it to
>>>CRAN.
>>>
>>>Then I tried to use R CMD INSTALL to install it.
>>
>>First
>>
>>>I get: 
>>>"mv: cannot move
>>
>>`c:/PROGRA~1/R/rw2011/library/bbHist'
>>
>>>to `c:/PROGRA~1/R/rw2011/library/00LOCK/bbHist
>>>': Permission denied" 
>>>
>>>and a bunch of making DLL errors.  Then when I
>>
>>tried a
>>
>>>second time, I get:
>>>
>>>
>>

> open(c:/progra~1/r/rw2011/library/bbHist/DESCRIPTION):
>
>>>No such file or directory
>>>
>>>I can see a 00LOCK directory is created in the
>>>c:/PROGRA~1/R/rw2011/library directory. Any idea
>>
>>why
>>
>>>this is happening?
>>
>>No, information is still too sparse, unfortunately.
>>Do you have full write access?
>>The 00LOCK directory is used to save the older
>>package in order to be 
>>able to restore it if a new installtion fails.
>>Something went wrong and you have to remove it
>>manually now, I guess.
>>
>>Uwe Ligges
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>>Thanks.
>>>
>>>Claire
>>>

>
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