Re: [R] Problem with "make install" for R 2.3.0/Solaris 2.8

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed 17 May 2006 - 23:39:16 EST

This is already changed in R-patched: the issue is that your /bin/bash is not current (it was first reported for 2.05, I believe).

On Wed, 17 May 2006, John Powell (NIH/CIT) [E] wrote:

> Building/Installing R 2.3.0 on under Solaris 2.8
> "make install" fails in the "etc" directory with an "/bin/bash" error
> unexpected ";" token. The following lines in the etc/Makefile appear
> to be the cause:
>
> EXPORTFILES = # R.exp Rlapack.exp
>
>
> @for f in $(EXPORTFILES); do \
> $(INSTALL_DATA) $${f} "$(rhome)/$(subdir)"; \
> done
>
> EXPORTFILES is an empty variable. My "temporary" fix was to comment
> out the three lines above and repeat "make install".

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