[Rcpp-devel] Rcpp release candidate

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 09:21:58 CEST 2014

On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 11:21 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org> wrote:
> Rcpp 0.11.2 should be ready.
> If anybody wants to jump in and do last minute testing, please do so now.
> I ran two complete tests against CRAN last weekend, the results are
> summarized as usual in the GitHub repo at
>    https://github.com/RcppCore/rcpp-logs
> Of 215 CRAN packages, all but 18 passed. Of those 18 a number where due to
> package sirt not building because ... I use FC='ccache gfortran' which is not
> gfortran so its configure failed. Grrr. I would pass next time.
> Anyway, 195 packages passed just fine, so we should be good.  But if there is
> something anyone of you would like to test, now would be a good time as I may
> upload the current version to CRAN in the next few days unless I hear
> objections.

I am getting latex errors when attempting to install it on Windows
8.1.  (If I add the build_vignettes=FALSE argument then it does build
although, of course, without the vignettes):

> devtools::install_github("RcppCore/Rcpp")
Installing github repo Rcpp/master from RcppCore
Downloading master.zip from https://github.com/RcppCore/Rcpp/archive/master.zip
Installing package from C:\Users\Gabor\AppData\Local\Temp\RtmpmUpJdX/master.zip
Installing Rcpp
"C:/PROGRA~1/R/R-3.1/bin/x64/R" --vanilla CMD build  \
  --no-manual --no-resave-data

* checking for file
... OK
* preparing 'Rcpp':
* checking DESCRIPTION meta-information ... OK
* cleaning src
* installing the package to process help pages
* creating vignettes ...Warning: running command
'"C:/PROGRA~1/R/R-3.1/bin/x64/Rscript" --vanilla --default-packages=
-e "tools::buildVignettes(dir = '.', tangle = TRUE)"' had status 1
Loading required package: inline
Loading required package: highlight

Attaching package: 'Rcpp'

The following object is masked from 'package:inline':


Warning: running command
'"C:\PROGRA~2\MIKTEX~1.9\miktex\bin\texi2dvi.exe" --quiet --pdf
"Rcpp-FAQ.tex" --max-iterations=20 -I
"C:/PROGRA~1/R/R-3.1/share/texmf/tex/latex" -I
"C:/PROGRA~1/R/R-3.1/share/texmf/bibtex/bst"' had status 1
Error: running 'texi2dvi' on 'Rcpp-FAQ.tex' failed

LaTeX errors:
Rcpp-FAQ.tex:516: pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possibl
e with scalable fonts

Here is how much of TeX's memory you used:
Rcpp-FAQ.tex:516:  ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!
Execution halted
Error: Command failed (1)

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