[Rd] R 2.6.0 make check fails on SGI origin 350 and

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Thu Nov 8 10:18:31 CET 2007

>>>>> "kM" == kamil Marcinkowski <kamil at ualberta.ca>
>>>>>     on Tue, 6 Nov 2007 17:02:56 -0700 writes:

    kM> Hello Prof Brian Ripley and list
    kM> There is no "d-p-q-r-tests.Rout" file, the following files do exists
    kM> and are being sent as attachments:

    kM> ./tests/d-p-q-r-tests.R ,
    kM> ./tests/d-p-q-r-tests.Rout.save , 
    kM> ./tests/d-p-q-r-tests.Rout.fail .

Thank you , Kamil.

It's only the  ....fail  one that is interesting to us (the
other two are part of the R sources!).

However, for attachments to make it through the anti-virus
anti-spam filters, you need to give them  MIME-type
'text/*' typically 'text/plain'
whereas many e-mail programs nowadays just blindly put
'application/octet-stream' ... the same format that viruses are
often using as well.

One way to help your e-mail software to use the proper mime
type, may be to rename the file to something like
With regards,
Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich

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