[R-SIG-Mac] latex errors, Rd problems
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Mar 21 11:57:52 CET 2015
On 21/03/2015 10:32, Adrian Dușa wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Not sure if this is the right list, but it seems like a Mac related problem
> (version OS X 10.9.5, haven't upgraded to Yosemite just yet).
> I'm getting a warning when building a package (with R 3.1.3), relating to
> LaTeX and Rd problems:
That looks like checking not building. Do tell us exactly what you did,
not quote selected output.
> * checking PDF version of manual ... WARNING
> LaTeX errors when creating PDF version.
> This typically indicates Rd problems.
> * checking PDF version of manual without hyperrefs or index ... OK
> * DONE
> The final .pdf file looks alright, so it gets created after all despite
> this warning.
But it will not have hyperrefs nor an index ....
> I've tried to search in the .Rd files for anything suspicious but could not
> find anything. Also, searched over the web for anything related, only found
> a post referring to a missing "inconsolata.sty" but doesn't seem to be my
> I also tried R CMD Rd2pdf (in the command line), and I get this at the end:
> Error in texi2dvi(file = file, pdf = TRUE, clean = clean, quiet = quiet, :
> Running 'texi2dvi' on 'Rd2.tex' failed.
> sh: /usr/local/bin/texi2dvi: No such file or directory
> It might boil down to this missing texi2dvi, but I have the full
> MacTeX-2014 (fresh reinstall today) on my system and it should be there.
> Might also be a path issue: here's is the difference between R.gui and
What does R.app (there is no R.gui to my knowledge) have to do with
this? See the comment above about 'exactly what you did'.
>  "/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/texbin"
> Adrians-MBP:~ dusadrian$ $PATH
> No such file or directory
> Thanks very much for any hint, below my R version.
> platform x86_64-apple-darwin13.4.0
> arch x86_64
> os darwin13.4.0
> system x86_64, darwin13.4.0
> major 3
> minor 1.3
> year 2015
> month 03
> day 09
> svn rev 67962
> language R
> version.string R version 3.1.3 (2015-03-09)
> nickname Smooth Sidewalk
> Best wishes,
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Emeritus Professor of Applied Statistics, University of Oxford
1 South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3TG, UK
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