[Rd] R 2.3.0 (alpha) on FreeBSD 6.1 fails make check-all

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Tue Mar 28 10:40:26 CEST 2006

>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Robinson <A.Robinson at ms.unimelb.edu.au>
>>>>>     on Tue, 28 Mar 2006 17:55:37 +1000 writes:

    Andrew> Hi Developers,
    Andrew> The alpha, compiles successfully, but it is failing make check-all (on
    Andrew> two seperate machines, both FreeBSD 6.1).

    Andrew> Here is the version string:

    Andrew> platform       i386-unknown-freebsd6.1
    Andrew> arch           i386
    Andrew> os             freebsd6.1
    Andrew> system         i386, freebsd6.1
    Andrew> status         alpha
    Andrew> major          2
    Andrew> minor          3.0
    Andrew> year           2006
    Andrew> month          03
    Andrew> day            27
    Andrew> svn rev        37584
    Andrew> language       R
    Andrew> version.string Version 2.3.0 alpha (2006-03-27 r37584)

    Andrew> Here is the error message from make check-all

    Andrew> comparing 'd-p-q-r-tests.Rout' to './d-p-q-r-tests.Rout.save'
    Andrew> ...706c706
    Andrew> < [1] "Mean scaled  difference: 0.08333333"
    Andrew> ---
    >> [1] TRUE

So what we need to know is the ``neighborhood'' of the line
[1] "Mean scaled  difference: 0.08333333"

in your <builddir>/tests/d-p-q-r-tests.Rout

This will show which of the equality tests did not give TRUE.

    Andrew> gmake[3]: *** [d-p-q-r-tests.Rout] Error 1
    Andrew> gmake[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/beta/R-alpha/tests'
    Andrew> gmake[2]: *** [test-Specific] Error 2
    Andrew> gmake[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/beta/R-alpha/tests'
    Andrew> gmake[1]: *** [test-all-basics] Error 1
    Andrew> gmake[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/beta/R-alpha/tests'
    Andrew> gmake: *** [check-all] Error 2


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