[R] building r-patch
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Nov 6 08:10:26 CET 2003
The first is more or less what you should expect.
On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Vadim Ogranovich wrote:
> I am building r-patch from the sources (rsync-ed today).
> make check produced the following message:
> running tests of Internet and socket functions
> expect some differences
> make: Entering directory `/usr/evahome/vograno/R/tests'
> running code in 'internet.R' ... OK
> comparing 'internet.Rout' to './internet.Rout.save' ...18c18
> < Content type `text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1' length 134991 bytes
> > Content type `text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1' length 124178 bytes
> < .......... .......... .......... .
> < downloaded 131Kb
> > .......... .......... .
> > downloaded 121Kb
> <  273
> >  251
> < Error in url(" <http://foo.bar> http://foo.bar", "r") : unable to open
> < In addition: Warning message:
> > Error in url(" <http://foo.bar> http://foo.bar", "r") : unable to open
> < Login: root Name: root
> < Directory: /root Shell: /bin/tcsh
> < Last login Wed Nov 5 13:34 (PST) on pts/1 from
> < New mail received Wed Nov 5 04:02 2003 (PST)
> < Unread since Fri Oct 24 04:02 2003 (PDT )
> < No Plan.
> > Error in make.socket(host, port) : Socket not established
> I noticed that I had to expect some differences so my question is how to
> tell whether it's harmless or not?
> Other questions are related to building of recommended packages:
> * The src/library/Recommended directory was empty. Is it expected?
No. You forgot to run tools/rsync-recommended in the sources.
> yes, how to download the entire bundle of recommended packages (I know I
> can get them one by one)? Is install.packaes() the recommended way?
> * make check tried to test MASS and survival (and failed because the
> packages were not there), but it didn't try to test the other
> recommended packages. Why only these two?
It did not test those packages, it tried to make use of them. make
check-all would have tested the recommended packages.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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