[Rd] r-forge build failure bafflement
ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Thu Mar 29 23:10:53 CEST 2012
On 29.03.2012 22:54, Ben Bolker wrote:
> I am attempting to build a package on r-forge and running into a
> weird error. I have been in correspondence with the R-forge admins
> and am turning to r-devel on the remote chance that someone might have
> a guess as to what is going wrong or a suggestion about further
> diagnostics/experiments I could try ...
> The package seems to build fine on my system(s) with
> R CMD build --compact-vignettes --resave-data=best pkg
> (these are the R-forge build arguments, according to the r-forge admins)
> -- I've tried it with R-devel on Linux-32 and R 2.14.2 on MacOS-64.
> The build log (basically identical across linux64/win64/macos64) is as
> Thu Mar 29 20:15:21 2012: Building tarball for package glmmADMB (SVN
> revision 204)
> using R version 2.14.2 (2012-02-29) ...
> * checking for file 'glmmADMB/DESCRIPTION' ... OK
> * preparing 'glmmADMB':
> * checking DESCRIPTION meta-information ... OK
> * checking for LF line-endings in source and make files
> * checking for empty or unneeded directories
> * looking to see if a 'data/datalist' file should be added
> * re-saving image files
> Error in loadNamespace(name) : there is no package called 'glmmADMB'
> Execution halted
Untested: Get rid of .First.lib and use .onAttach - you have a NAMESPACE.
> Run time: 0.51 seconds.
> so apparently the package is failing because it doesn't exist (!!)
> I originally thought this was a circular dependency problem, because
> glmmADMB and coefplot2 (another r-forge package) depended on each
> other, but I have (at least for now) removed glmmADMB's coefplot2
> dependency. As far as I can tell there are *no* packages on r-forge
> that depend on/suggest/import glmmADMB.
> a1<- available.packages(contriburl=
>> rownames(a1)["glmmADMB" %in% a1[,"Suggests"]]
>> rownames(a1)["glmmADMB" %in% a1[,"Depends"]]
>> rownames(a1)["glmmADMB" %in% a1[,"Imports"]]
> The perhaps-relevant parts of the DESCRIPTION file:
> BuildVignettes: no
> Description: Fits mixed-effects models using a variety of distributions
> Imports: stats, nlme
> Depends: R (>= 2.13), methods, MASS, R2admb
> Suggests: lattice, lme4, lme4.0, coda, mlmRev, scapeMCMC, ggplot2,
> bbmle, pscl, knitr, car
> The only other thing I can think of is backing up a few SVN
> revisions and seeing whether I can get back to a working version, but
> I'd like to see if I can get it fixed by moving forward rather than
> backward ...
> For anyone who is intrigued and wants to investigate farther:
> Ben Bolker
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