[R] make check fails -- how to debug

Duncan Murdoch murdoch@dunc@n @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Thu Feb 13 02:24:11 CET 2020

On 12/02/2020 4:42 p.m., Ivan Krylov wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Feb 2020 19:32:34 +0000
> "Barris, Wes" <Wes.Barris using cobb-vantress.com> wrote:
>> I'm only trying to install the latest version on our servers for our
>> users.
> Are you allowed to use EPEL? This seems to be the officialy supported
> way of installing latest R on CentOS [1]. It might be a good idea to
> ask in R-SIG-Fedora [2] instead of R-help, too.
>> Is this what I need to type?
> The following command should more or less reproduce the test:
> cd "$(mktemp -d)"
> /usr/local/src/stats/R-3.6.2/CentOS/bin/R CMD build \
>    --keep-empty-dirs /usr/local/src/stats/R-3.6.2/CentOS/tests/Pkgs/exSexpr
> But the problem seems evident even without that.
>> Note: I've installed the (many) rpms for texlive so that pdflatex is
>> available.  Unfortunately, the same test continues to fail.  Here is
>> the latest log:
> <...>
>> ! LaTeX Error: File `inconsolata.sty' not found.
> Not sure whether Inconsolata [3] is packaged for CentOS, but it seems
> to be required to build the documentation. It might be possible to
> disable the use of this font [4], but I don't understand enough LaTeX
> to comment on it further.
> Either way, people on R-SIG-Fedora should be able to provide better
> help installing latest R on a CentOS server than me.

I just had a similar error on Ubuntu.  Inconsolata is not a standard 
TeXLive font, on Ubuntu you need to install texlive-fonts-extra to get it.

Duncan Murdoch

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