[Rd] Can't start R-devel

Jeff Gentry jgentry at jimmy.harvard.edu
Wed Dec 17 23:19:05 MET 2003

> There has been a problem with (someone else's!) update to package stats.  
> As with yesterday, it should already be fixed in cvs and will get fixed in
> rsync. A clean build from the cvs works.

Yeap - it is definitely working now.  I must have just grabbed an R-devel
from before the fix when I first encountered this.

> You should have seen an error message earlier in the build process.

Is this the one?

make[4]: Entering directory
dumping R code in package 'methods'
Error in get(x, envir, mode, inherits) : variable "lines" was not found
Saving namespace image ... 
initializing class and method definitions now ...Error in switch(Class,
"NULL" = return(NULL), logical = , numeric = ,  : 
        couldn't find function "ts"
In addition: Warning message: 
package stats in options("defaultPackages") was not found 
Error in runHook(".onLoad", env, package.lib, package) : 
        .onLoad failed
Execution halted
make[4]: Leaving directory

Thanks much

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