[R-SIG-Mac] Help2man version error

Roger Koenker roger at ysidro.econ.uiuc.edu
Sat Nov 18 16:53:55 CET 2006

I'm trying to build R-2.4.0 on a rather old mac powerbook, using Simon's
gcc403.dmg.  Things go smoothly until:

rudjer: sudo make install
make[1]: Nothing to be done for `install'.
make[1]: Nothing to be done for `install'.
installing doc ...
help2man: can't get `--version' info from ../bin/R
make[1]: *** [R.1] Error 22
make: *** [install] Error 1

I know that there was some earlier discussion of this, but my reading
of the tea leaves from that discussion suggested that the problem should have
been resolved in the 2.4.0  release.  The suggestion of Kieran Healy


still works, but somehow I assume that there is something wrong with my

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