[rkward-devel] Current SVN dpkg-buildpackage: Startup error

Johannes Graumann johannes_graumann at web.de
Thu Oct 8 10:25:42 UTC 2009

Thomas Friedrichsmeier wrote:

> Hi,
> On Wednesday 07 October 2009, Johannes Graumann wrote:
>> Building a svn checkout as of 14:15 today, I get the following at
>> startup:
> [...]
>> Error: .rk.app.version == "0.5.2-pre1" is not TRUE
> You should also have got a dialog with a somewhat more elaborate (if
> perhaps not overly helpful) message?
Nothing I became aware of ...

> Anyway, this indicates that the version of
>    library (rkward)
> does not match the application version, i.e. some kind of installation
> problem. Most of the time, all you're missing is a simple
>    make install
> However, sometimes the problem is that you have several versions of the
> library installed, in separate locations. This may happen when mixing
> "packaged" installs (i.e. .debs) with "manual" installs with differing
> library installation paths. Generally,
>    sudo R CMD REMOVE rkward
> and then repeating the installation will get rid of the conflicting
> installation. In case it does not, you may need to remove from each path
> in .libPaths().
> Note that there is a separate message if the wrong .rc-files (in the KDE
> directory) are found. But that one is slightly harder to get, in my
> experience ;-).
    R CMD REMOVE rkward && dpkg -i rkward...

did the trick.



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