[R] R re-base/compile problem

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us
Thu Dec 1 18:36:31 CET 2016

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On December 1, 2016 8:20:52 AM PST, lejeczek via R-help <r-help at r-project.org> wrote:
>hi everyone.
>this will be a bit rpm packaging related, not sure if more 
>than R itself but before going to rpm gang I hoped someone 
>here knows:
>why this:
>byte-compiling package 'compiler'
>Warning in file(datafile, "wb") :
>   cannot open file 
>Permission denied
>Error in file(datafile, "wb") : cannot open the connection
>Calls: <Anonymous> -> code2LazyLoadDB -> makeLazyLoadDB -> 
>close -> file
>Execution halted
>happens when I rpmbuild R?
>I do a bit of mangling there, but nothing in the sources of 
>R, just rpm spec files & paths.
>Why build process would call this file? (which is not there 
>Weirder is that if rpm packages (of that my custom build) 
>are already installed that problem occurs, build fails only 
>then. Suffice to yum/rpm uninstall those R-MY* packages and 
>rpm build process is successful.
>To me it's strangest thing, but an expert hopefully knows 
>what is going on there.
>many thanks,
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