[R-SIG-Mac] R 3.0.0 beta

Kasper Daniel Hansen kasperdanielhansen at gmail.com
Wed Mar 20 19:50:04 CET 2013

Prof Ripley,

I highly appreciated the clarifications in this thread.  I am sure I
am not the only one.

Good luck with finding a new compiler; I am happy to provide whatever
help I can.


On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 1:08 PM, Marc Schwartz <marc_schwartz at me.com> wrote:
> Prof Ripley,
> A quick note to indicate that it appears that the primary 'tests' directory, which contains the code and related files for running tools::testInstalledBasic() is not present in the current OSX binary package for 3.0.0 beta (http://r.research.att.com/snowleopard/R-3.0-branch/R-3.0-branch-snowleopard-signed.pkg).
> As a consequence, the following fails:
>> testInstalledBasic("both")
> Error in setwd(file.path(R.home(), "tests")) :
>   cannot change working directory
> with the missing directory being:
>> file.path(R.home(), "tests")
> [1] "/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/tests"
> Similarly, it seems that the individual 'tests' directories, where appropriate, for base and recommended packages (used via tools::testInstalledPackages()) are also not present in the current OSX beta binary package.
> I presume that this may have been inadvertent in the preparation of this build prior to Simon's departure.
> Beyond that, I also wanted to note and say thanks (Fritz?) for modifying Sweave so that the output now includes the line number for the chunk being processed. A major help for debugging.
> Regards,
> Marc Schwartz
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