[Rd] make check fails if called with --without-recommended-packages
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Apr 11 16:24:23 CEST 2008
It is by design. Some tests will fail if you don't have iconv, also.
>From the manual:
Failures are not necessarily problems as they might be caused by missing
functionality, but you should look carefully at any reported
and that option is not even documented in the manual.
If you build without recommended packages or iconv or readline, you have
to consciously do so and hence are expected to be aware that you have
On Fri, 11 Apr 2008, Detlef Steuer wrote:
> just for information:
> On Suse 10.3 x86
>> make check
> if configure was called with --without-recommended-packages
> for the latest beta.
> The problem I stumbled upon is located in utlis. Here comes the relevant part
> of utils-Ex.Rout.fail in R-2.7.0/tests/Examples
>> ### ** Examples
>> glmout <- capture.output(example(glm))
> Fehler in .find.package(package, lib.loc, verbose = verbose) :
> there is no package called 'MASS'
> Calls: capture.output ... eval.with.vis -> eval.with.vis -> <Anonymous> -> .find.package
> Ausführung angehalten
> Seems tests using recommended packages aren't disabled, even if given
> May be it's by design, i.e. make check shall only be run with
> recommended packages, may be it's a bug(let).
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