[Rd] build failure: 'hashtab' is not an exported object from 'namespace:utils'

Prof Brian Ripley r|p|ey @end|ng |rom @t@t@@ox@@c@uk
Thu Dec 16 10:57:40 CET 2021

On 16/12/2021 09:13, Stephen Berman wrote:
> I just did `svn up' on the R development sources, switched to the build
> directory (I build R out of tree), ran make, and got this:

Precisely which version of R-devel updating from which version? -- this 
is an area that has changed frequently in the last several days.

I suspect 'make clean' is not enough -- use 'make distclean' for an ab 
initio build.

> make[6]: Entering directory '/home/steve/build/r-devel/src/library/tools/src'
> ../../../../library/tools/libs/tools.so is unchanged
> make[6]: Leaving directory '/home/steve/build/r-devel/src/library/tools/src'
> make[5]: Leaving directory '/home/steve/build/r-devel/src/library/tools/src'
> make[4]: Leaving directory '/home/steve/build/r-devel/src/library/tools'
> make[4]: Entering directory '/home/steve/build/r-devel/src/library/tools'
> installing 'sysdata.rda'
> Error: 'hashtab' is not an exported object from 'namespace:utils'
> Execution halted
> make[4]: *** [/home/steve/src/R/r-devel/share/make/basepkg.mk:151: sysdata] Error 1
> make[4]: Leaving directory '/home/steve/build/r-devel/src/library/tools'
> make[3]: *** [Makefile:36: all] Error 2
> make[3]: Leaving directory '/home/steve/build/r-devel/src/library/tools'
> make[2]: *** [Makefile:37: R] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory '/home/steve/build/r-devel/src/library'
> make[1]: *** [Makefile:28: R] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/steve/build/r-devel/src'
> make: *** [Makefile:61: R] Error 1
> I then did `make clean', ran configure and make again, and got the same
> failure.  Is this a known issue and is there a fix?
> Steve Berman
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Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley using stats.ox.ac.uk
Emeritus Professor of Applied Statistics, University of Oxford

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