[Bioc-devel] daily build problems, how to debug?

Dan Tenenbaum dtenenba at fhcrc.org
Thu Feb 13 17:08:16 CET 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: "J. Hettling" <j.hettling at vu.nl>
> To: bioc-devel at r-project.org
> Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2014 4:29:21 AM
> Subject: [Bioc-devel] daily build problems, how to debug?
> Dear Bioconductor developers,
> since updating our package 'BiGGR' on the development branch, the
> daily built gives errors
> (see
> http://www.bioconductor.org/checkResults/2.14/bioc-LATEST/BiGGR/zin2-buildsrc.html).
> However, on both of my machines R CMD build and R CMD check run
> without problems (one of them actually running the same OS version
> as zin2).
> I see that there are some Latex errors in the vignette building, but
> cannot really make sense of it.
> My current approach is trial-and-error, I change what I suspect would
> cause the error, update the devel package and wait a day until it is
> build again.
> Is there a better way to debug this?

Looks like you had an unnecessary Makefile in vignettes/. It wasn't doing anything that R does not automatically do. I removed it and the package now builds successfully, so I went ahead and committed that change.


> Kind Regards
> Hannes
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