[R] Problems with Rscript executable.

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Apr 28 20:34:15 CEST 2008

Another possible fix is to copy $prefix/R/lib64/bin/Rscript to 
$prefix/bin, for those who no longer have the sources around.

I've added an extra dependence in R-patched which will I hope prevent 
those two copies being different (and often they are not for me).

On Mon, 28 Apr 2008, Gregg Phillips wrote:

> Yes,
> Re-running make install at the src/unix level seems to have fixed it. I 
> originally ran make install at the top level after running ./configure 
> --prefix=/usr/local/r-2.7.0.
> Thank You for your assistance,
> Gregg.
> Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>>> I have recently built R version 2.7.0 on a CentOS release 4.6, 64-bit
>>> system using the following command:
>>> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/r-2.7.0
>>> Everything built fine and works properly except for Rscript which is
>>> looking for files in the original build directory instead of the
>>> specified install directory. Did I forget to add a flag or is this a bug?
>> How did you install?  If you do
>> cd src/unix
>> make install
>> you should see Rscript being remade with the destination path included.
>> E.g. I see
>> auk% make install
>> gcc -std=gnu99 -I. -I../../src/include -I../../src/include 
>> -I/usr/local/include -DHAVE_CONFIG_H    -g -O2 
>> -DR_HOME='"/usr/local/lib64/R"' -o Rscript \
>>           ./Rscript.c
>> I've seen problems with parallel makes, but running this again should solve 
>> those.

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