Re: [R] Hmisc latex function

From: Paul Johnson <pauljohn_at_ku.edu>
Date: Fri 16 Dec 2005 - 08:53:42 EST

Does anybody suggest a work-around this problem?

pj

Marc Schwartz (via MN) wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-10-12 at 08:33 -0500, Charles Dupont wrote:
>

>>Marc Schwartz (via MN) wrote:
>>
>>>On Tue, 2005-10-11 at 10:01 -0400, Rick Bilonick wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>I'm using R 2.2.0 on an up-to-date version of Fedora Core 4 with the
>>>>latest version of Hmisc. When I run an example from the latex function I
>>>>get the following:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>x <- matrix(1:6, nrow=2, dimnames=list(c('a','b'),c('c','d','enLine
>>>>
>>>>2')))
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>x
>>>>
>>>> c d enLine 2
>>>>a 1 3        5
>>>>b 2 4        6
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>latex(x)   # creates x.tex in working directory
>>>>
>>>>sh: line 0: cd: “/tmp/Rtmpl10983”: No such file or directory
>>>>This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.21a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.4)
>>>>entering extended mode
>>>>! I can't find file `“/tmp/Rtmpl10983/file643c9869”'.
>>>><*> “/tmp/Rtmpl10983/file643c9869”
>>>>
>>>>Please type another input file name: q
>>>>(/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/tools/q.tex
>>>>LaTeX2e <2003/12/01>
>>>>Babel <v3.8d> and hyphenation patterns for american, french, german,
>>>>ngerman, b
>>>>ahasa, basque, bulgarian, catalan, croatian, czech, danish, dutch,
>>>>esperanto, e
>>>>stonian, finnish, greek, icelandic, irish, italian, latin, magyar,
>>>>norsk, polis
>>>>h, portuges, romanian, russian, serbian, slovak, slovene, spanish,
>>>>swedish, tur
>>>>kish, ukrainian, nohyphenation, loaded.
>>>>File ignored
>>>>xdvi-motif.bin: Fatal error: /tmp/Rtmpl10983/file643c9869.dvi: No such
>>>>file.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>How can I fix this?
>>>>
>>>>Rick B.
>>>
>>>
>>>I get the same results, also on FC4 with R 2.2.0.
>>>
>>>I am cc:ing Frank here for his input, but a quick review of the code and
>>>created files suggests that there may be conflict between the locations
>>>of some of the resultant files during the latex system call. Some files
>>>appear in a temporary R directory, while others appear in the current R
>>>working directory.
>>>
>>>For example, if I enter the full filename:
>>> 
>>>  /tmp/RtmpC12100/file643c9869.tex
>>>
>>>at the latex prompt, I get:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>latex(x)
>>>
>>>sh: line 0: cd: “/tmp/RtmpC12100”: No such file or directory
>>>This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.21a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.4)
>>>entering extended mode
>>>! I can't find file `“/tmp/RtmpC12100/file643c9869”'.
>>><*> “/tmp/RtmpC12100/file643c9869”
>>>
>>>Please type another input file name: *** loading the extensions
>>>datasource
>>>/tmp/RtmpC12100/file643c9869.tex
>>>(/tmp/RtmpC12100/file643c9869.tex
>>>LaTeX2e <2003/12/01>
>>>Babel <v3.8d> and hyphenation patterns for american, french, german,
>>>ngerman, b
>>>ahasa, basque, bulgarian, catalan, croatian, czech, danish, dutch,
>>>esperanto, e
>>>stonian, finnish, greek, icelandic, irish, italian, latin, magyar,
>>>norsk, polis
>>>h, portuges, romanian, russian, serbian, slovak, slovene, spanish,
>>>swedish, tur
>>>kish, ukrainian, nohyphenation, loaded.
>>>(/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/base/report.cls
>>>Document Class: report 2004/02/16 v1.4f Standard LaTeX document class
>>>(/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/base/size10.clo))
>>>(/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/geometry/geometry.sty
>>>(/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/graphics/keyval.sty)
>>>(/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/geometry/geometry.cfg))
>>>No file file643c9869.aux.
>>>[1] (./file643c9869.aux) )
>>>Output written on file643c9869.dvi (1 page, 368 bytes).
>>>Transcript written on file643c9869.log.
>>>xdvi-motif.bin: Fatal error: /tmp/RtmpC12100/file643c9869.dvi
>>
>>
>>Hmmmm,  It works for me.  Interesting.
>>
>>It almost looks like the temp dir is not being created, but thats not 
>>possible because R does that.  It might be a Unicode issue with you 
>>system shell.  Can you run this statement in R
>>
>>sys(paste('cd',dQuote(tempdir()),";",
>>"echo Hello BOB > test.test",
>>";","cat test.test"))
>>
>>
>>What version of Hmisc are you using?  What local are you using?
>>
>>Charles

>
>
> Hmisc version 3.0-7, Dated 2005-09-15, which is the latest according to
> CRAN.
>
>
>>sys(paste('cd',dQuote(tempdir()),";",

>
> + "echo Hello BOB > test.test",
> + ";","cat test.test"))
> sh: line 0: cd: “/tmp/RtmpGY5553”: No such file or directory
> [1] "Hello BOB"
>
>
>>From a bash console:

>
> $ cd /tmp/RtmpGY5553
> $ pwd
> /tmp/RtmpGY5553
>
>
> $ locale
> LANG=en_US.UTF-8
> LC_CTYPE="en_US.UTF-8"
> LC_NUMERIC="en_US.UTF-8"
> LC_TIME="en_US.UTF-8"
> LC_COLLATE="en_US.UTF-8"
> LC_MONETARY="en_US.UTF-8"
> LC_MESSAGES="en_US.UTF-8"
> LC_PAPER="en_US.UTF-8"
> LC_NAME="en_US.UTF-8"
> LC_ADDRESS="en_US.UTF-8"
> LC_TELEPHONE="en_US.UTF-8"
> LC_MEASUREMENT="en_US.UTF-8"
> LC_IDENTIFICATION="en_US.UTF-8"
> LC_ALL=
>
>
> On the creation of the sys() call, it looks like the backquotes are
> causing the problem:
>
>
>>paste('cd',dQuote(tempdir()))

>
> [1] "cd “/tmp/RtmpGY5553”"
>
>
>>From a bash shell:

>
> $ cd “/tmp/RtmpGY5553”
> bash: cd: “/tmp/RtmpGY5553”: No such file or directory
> $ cd "/tmp/RtmpGY5553"
> $ pwd
> /tmp/RtmpGY5553
>
>
> According to ?dQuote:
>
> By default, sQuote and dQuote provide undirectional ASCII quotation
> style. In a UTF-8 locale (see l10n_info), the Unicode directional quotes
> are used.
>
> The See Also points to "shQuote for quoting OS commands."
>
>
> HTH,
>
> Marc
>
> ______________________________________________
> R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html

--

Paul E. Johnson                       email: pauljohn@ku.edu
Dept. of Political Science            http://lark.cc.ku.edu/~pauljohn

1541 Lilac Lane, Rm 504
University of Kansas                  Office: (785) 864-9086
Lawrence, Kansas 66044-3177           FAX: (785) 864-5700

______________________________________________
R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html Received on Fri Dec 16 09:01:26 2005

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : Fri 03 Mar 2006 - 03:41:39 EST