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Re: Help needed with latex/R doc font issue

Patrice Dumas wrote:
On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 01:18:33PM -0700, Orion Poplawski wrote:
I'm trying to update R-lmtest to the latest release, but am having trouble during the documentation build step:

Now, the shipped docs are in ISO-8599 encoding, so I convert the to UTF-8 with:

for x in lmtest/man/*.Rd
   iconv -f iso-8859-1 -t utf-8 < ${x} | tr -d '\r' > ${x}.utf-8
   touch -r ${x} ${x}.utf-8
   mv ${x}.utf-8 ${x}

This worked fine the last time I built the package (2008-06-25 for F-10).

I think that you should not do that. The encoding is specified in the file when needed, so you should not change the encoding. You can change the encoding and also the command that sets it, but I think this is not needed, and complicates matter for no gain.

So how do I fix:

R-lmtest.i386: W: file-not-utf8 /usr/lib/R/library/lmtest/latex/valueofstocks.tex

Fedora guidelines require UTF-8 files.

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