[Rd] build buglet
Prof Brian D Ripley
Tue, 13 Jun 2000 21:47:30 +0100 (BST)
On Tue, 13 Jun 2000, Paul Gilbert wrote:
> >> assume it is "C" that is used by R CMD build?
> >Depends on your Perl installation, perhaps. I would expect it to
> >recognize locales if it is recent.
> I'm using Perl 5.004_04 built for sun4-solaris.
Um. Pretty old. May not be built with locale support then. (The current
version, 5.6.0, is two `major' versions on.)
> >It is more likely that your shell
> >is not using the locale sort. I'd set LANG=C LC_ALL=C via your
> >Makefile, script, whatever.
> Should I be doing a sort to get the result of Rdindex into the same order as "R
> CMD build" gets? I can't seem to get Rdindex to recognize any locale settings.
The shell expands the * before Rdindex ever gets hold of it. And what it
does re locales is an installation default (assuming it is a Solaris shell
not bash or tcsh, for both of which NLS support is optional).
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