[R] Re: [Rd] installing online help (PR#423)

Adrian Trapletti Adrian.Trapletti at wu-wien.ac.at
Tue Feb 8 12:55:06 CET 2000

jlindsey at alpha.luc.ac.be wrote:

> When I attempt to install the online help for R.99 on Intel RH5.2, I
> get the following message
> Substitution loop at /usr/local/src/R/etc/Rdconvlib.pl line 1589, <rdfile> chunk 171
> and it stops after a few files. Each time I rerun it, it gets a bit
> further and gives a different number at the end. I commented out the
> line 1589 and it works.

I had exactly the same problem, also under RH5.2. I upgraded to perl version 5.005_03
and now it works. Seems to be a problem with the RH5.2 version of perl?


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