[R] problem with Rcmd check

Agus Salim a.salim at ucc.ie
Wed Jan 10 18:29:02 CET 2001

At 19:51 09/01/01 +0100, Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:
>Prof Brian D Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:
>> On 9 Jan 2001, Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:
>> > Agus Salim <a.salim at ucc.ie> writes:
>> >
>> > > * creating meanscore-Ex.R ... ERROR
>        ^^^^^^^^
>> > > But when I'm using the primitive command `make pkgcheck'
>> > > from c:/rw1020/rw1020/src/gnuwin32, the meanscore-Ex.R file
>> > > is successfully created and the output is correct.
>> >
>> > I think the thing to do at this point is to run something like
>> >
>> > rterm.exe --vanilla < meanscore-Ex.R
>> >
>> > (except that one or both of rterm.exe and meanscore.R probably need to
>> > have a full path). Then watch the output and see where the error
>> > comes from.
>> The error is in creating meanscore-Ex.R.  Agus Salim is asking the list
>> what he asked me privately a while ago.  I have no idea, and him to debug
>> the perl on his system.  I got no reply!  The error would appear
>> to be from Rcmd massage-Examples.sh.
>Argh! Sorry. But the strategy persists: Try doing the relevant steps
>manually and get more clues, either in the form of error messages or
>in pinpointing which spot in the input files triggers the error.
>A "set -x" inserted near the beginning of the massage-Examples script
>might be helpful (um, this is Bash, right?).

Thanks to Prof. Dalgaard and Prof. Ripley. Honestly, I'm new to Perl
so I couldn't check the script file to locate the problem. However,
I just managed to get an introductory book on Perl, I'll see what
I can learn from it.

Thanks a lot,

Agus Salim
PhD student
Dept. of Statistics
University College Cork

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