Re: [R] Problems with Rscript executable.

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 19:37:21 +0100 (BST)

On Mon, 28 Apr 2008, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:

> Another possible fix is to copy $prefix/R/lib64/bin/Rscript to $prefix/bin,

Sorry, sent in the middle of editing: that should be $prefix/lib64/R/bin/Rscript (omit 64 on a 32-bit system).

> for those who no longer have the sources around.
>
> I've added an extra dependence in R-patched which will I hope prevent those
> two copies being different (and often they are not for me).
>
> On Mon, 28 Apr 2008, Gregg Phillips wrote:
>
>> Yes,
>>
>> Re-running make install at the src/unix level seems to have fixed it. I
>> originally ran make install at the top level after running ./configure
>> --prefix=/usr/local/r-2.7.0.
>>
>> Thank You for your assistance,
>>
>> Gregg.
>>
>> Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>>>> I have recently built R version 2.7.0 on a CentOS release 4.6, 64-bit
>>>> system using the following command:
>>>
>>>> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/r-2.7.0
>>>
>>>> Everything built fine and works properly except for Rscript which is
>>>> looking for files in the original build directory instead of the
>>>> specified install directory. Did I forget to add a flag or is this a bug?
>>>
>>> How did you install? If you do
>>>
>>> cd src/unix
>>> make install
>>>
>>> you should see Rscript being remade with the destination path included.
>>> E.g. I see
>>>
>>> auk% make install
>>> gcc -std=gnu99 -I. -I../../src/include -I../../src/include
>>> -I/usr/local/include -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -g -O2
>>> -DR_HOME='"/usr/local/lib64/R"' -o Rscript \
>>> ./Rscript.c
>>>
>>> I've seen problems with parallel makes, but running this again should
>>> solve those.
>>>
>>
>
> --
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk
> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
> University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
> 1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA)
> Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595
>

-- 
Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
1 South Parks Road,                     +44 1865 272866 (PA)
Oxford OX1 3TG, UK                Fax:  +44 1865 272595

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