[Rd] R-FAQ.pdf TOC missing

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik at wu-wien.ac.at
Fri Apr 28 19:16:00 CEST 2006

>>>>> Hin-Tak Leung writes:

> Kurt Hornik wrote:
>>>>>>> Paul Roebuck writes:
>>> I downloaded 2.3 version of R-FAQ.pdf from CRAN and noticed
>>> the table of contents does not appear in the PDF version
>>> as it does in the HTML version.
>> Where did you get this from?  The version I just got from
>> http://cran.r-project.org/doc/FAQ/R-FAQ.pdf
>> has both bookmarks and toc.

> Argh, interesting enough, I know the one on CRAN has bookmarks and
> tocs, but the R-FAQ in my hard disc ($R_HOME/doc/manual/) doesn't.
> Some of the other manuals do have them. I am wondering at this point if
> somewhere a double pdflatex is missing. (it requires running pdflatex 
> twice - the first pass to generate the toc support files, the
> 2nd pass to include the supports files generated in the first pass).

> The one in my hard disc was generated by putting the older R.spec file
> together with the new tar ball and run rpmbuild (on FC5), so I wasn't 
> really watching.

Confirmed.  For some reason, the texi2dvi shipped with R and taken from
Texinfo 4.7 fails to rerun pdftex.  If I replace this by the version
from Texinfo 4.8, things seem fine.  Will fix in r-devel and r-patched,
and also fix the manual on CRAN.


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