[Rd] R (2.9.0 rc) CMD INSTALL will leave OOLOCK folder even if installation succeeded
P.Dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu Apr 16 18:25:43 CEST 2009
ml-it-r-devel at epigenomics.com wrote:
> since a couple of days ago I see failures when using
> R CMD INSTALL -l lib path-to-src/pkg.tar.gz
> This occurs in automated library updating via a shell script and is caused by the
> immediate preceding call to leave an 00LOCK folder
> even though the package installation of that call succeeded.
> This occurs at random (no obvious/systematic correlation to package name or or such) and
> only for packages where an earlier version has been installed into the same library location.
> ~/R/hardy$ R-2.9.0/bin/R CMD INSTALL -l R-2.9.x-libs R-2.9.x-libsSrc/CRAN/feature_1.2.3.tar.gz
> ** building package indices ...
> * DONE (feature)
> ~/R/hardy$ ls -al R-2.9.x-libs/00LOCK/feature/
> total 0
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 XXX epiR 39 Mar 27 05:56 feature -> /mnt/local/R/hardy/R-2.9.x-libs/feature/
> ?INSTALL tells me of a workaround via --unsafe or --no-lock but I would prefer to use the
> default incantation.
> Any insights what the cause could be?
> Regards, Matthias
> R version 2.9.0 RC (2009-04-10 r48321)
> on Ubuntu hardy
Not (easily) reproducible for me on r48325 (which only differs from
48321 in the FAQ and package count in internet.Rout.save). So, cannot
possibly fix for 2.9.0 tomorrow. Anything peculiar about your setup
(e.g., networked drive) that might keep the unlink from happening?
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