[Rd] 2.7.0 beta (rev 45263) failing 'make vignettes'

Gavin Simpson gavin.simpson at ucl.ac.uk
Sat Apr 12 17:45:37 CEST 2008

Dear list,

On Fedora 8 I downloaded the beta version of R via svn. make and make
check-all worked fine, but make vignettes is failing with:

make[1]: Entering directory `/home/gavin/R/2-7-patched/build/src/library'
building/updating vignettes for package 'grid' ...
processing 'displaylist.Snw'
/usr/bin/texi2dvi: pdflatex exited with bad status, quitting.
Error in texi2dvi(texfile, pdf = TRUE, quiet = TRUE) : 
  running 'texi2dvi' on 'displaylist.tex' failed
Calls: <Anonymous> -> texi2dvi
Execution halted
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/gavin/R/2-7-patched/build/src/library'

If I attempt to manually use texi2dvi --pdf on that file I see that
texi2dvi cannot find Sweave.sty:

/usr/bin/texi2dvi: Running pdflatex --file-line-error '././src/library/.vignettes/displaylist.tex' ...
This is pdfeTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.21a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.4)
 file:line:error style messages enabled.
entering extended mode
LaTeX2e <2003/12/01>
Babel <v3.8d> and hyphenation patterns for american, french, german, ngerman, b
ahasa, basque, bulgarian, catalan, croatian, czech, danish, dutch, esperanto, e
stonian, finnish, greek, icelandic, irish, italian, latin, magyar, norsk, polis
h, portuges, romanian, russian, serbian, slovak, slovene, spanish, swedish, tur
kish, ukrainian, nohyphenation, loaded.
Document Class: article 2004/02/16 v1.4f Standard LaTeX document class

! LaTeX Error: File `Sweave.sty' not found.

At this point if I tell texi2dvi where to find Sweave.sty, the vignettes

Is this intentional and I have not done something I should have? (I did
check the relevant section of the installation manual.) Past versions
have built vignettes correctly.

Version Info Below:
> version
platform       i686-pc-linux-gnu                       
arch           i686                                    
os             linux-gnu                               
system         i686, linux-gnu                         
status         beta                                    
major          2                                       
minor          7.0                                     
year           2008                                    
month          04                                      
day            12                                      
svn rev        45263                                   
language       R                                       
version.string R version 2.7.0 beta (2008-04-12 r45263)

All the best,

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