[R] Missing dependencies in pkg installs
don-r-help at isis.cs3-inc.com
Fri Jun 23 01:18:24 CEST 2017
Duncan Murdoch writes:
> On 22/06/2017 5:02 PM, Conklin, Mike (GfK) wrote:
> > I am using debug on the .install_packages function...stepping through. Once the temporary folder is created and the tar file expanded I run file_test and get a FALSE back indicating that the configure file is not executable.
> I don't know what is causing this bug. Perhaps a Linux user can
> reproduce it and fix it.
> Here's what I see:
> file_test("-x") calls file.access(filename, 1L). That in turn calls the
> C library function access(..., X_OK). The ... is the name of the file,
> translated into the local encoding and expanded. As far as I can see,
> that means ... should be exactly the string below.
> >  "/tmp/RtmpMM6iC1/R.INSTALLc5ca415e4310/stringi"
> The only thing I can think of is that your system is protecting you from
> executing a newly created file until some sort of virus or other check
> is done. (This is common on Windows, but I've never heard of it before
> on Linux.)
Just a thought - are you running SELinux ?
Check the log files for refusals to run programs.
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