R/testPerl.R

Defines functions testPerl

Documented in testPerl

###############################################################################
#
# testPerl.R
#
# Test for the presence of Perl and the required modules
#
# Copyright 2010, Marc Schwartz <[email protected]>
#
# This software is distributed under the terms of the GNU General
# Public License Version 2, June 1991.  

testPerl <- function(perl = "perl", verbose = TRUE)
{
  require(WriteXLS)

  # Get path to WriteXLS Perl tree
  Perl.Path <- file.path(.path.package("WriteXLS"), "Perl")

  # Check For Perl first
  CMD <- paste(perl, "-v")
  res <- system(CMD, intern = TRUE, ignore.stderr = TRUE)
  
  if ((length(res) == 0) & (verbose)) {
    message("\nPerl was not found on your system. Either check $PATH if installed or please install Perl.\n",
         "See the package INSTALL file.\n")
    
    invisible(FALSE)
  } else {
    if (verbose)
      message("Perl found.\n")

    PerlModules <- c("OLE/Storage_Lite.pm",
                     "Parse/RecDescent.pm",
                     "Getopt/Long.pm",
                     "File/Basename.pm",
                     "Spreadsheet/WriteExcel.pm",
                     "Encode.pm",
                     "Text/CSV_XS.pm")

    Found <- rep(FALSE, length(PerlModules))
  
    # Get Perl's current @INC array to search for required modules
    CMD <- paste(perl, "-e \"print join('\n', @INC);\"")
    PERLINC <- system(CMD, intern = TRUE)

    # Add WriteXLS Perl tree
    # Substitute for current directory "." in PERLINC if there
    # Takes a long time to search and modules unlikely to be there anyway
    CurrDir <- grep("^\\.$", PERLINC)
    if (length(CurrDir) > 0) {
      PERLINC[CurrDir] <- Perl.Path
    } else {
      PERLINC <- c(PERLINC, Perl.Path)
    }

    # Get rid of non-existing or non-readable paths
    PERLINC.exists <- PERLINC[file_test("-d", PERLINC)]

    # glob the remaining paths and perl modules
    Level1 <- Sys.glob(file.path(PERLINC.exists, "*.pm"))
    Level2 <- Sys.glob(file.path(PERLINC.exists, "*", "*.pm"))
    L1L2 <- c(Level1, Level2)

    # Search for perl modules
    for (i in seq(along = PerlModules))
    {
      Found[i] <- any(grep(PerlModules[i], L1L2))
    }

    if (!all(Found)) {
      if (verbose)
      {
        Missing <- paste(sub("\\.pm", "", sub("/", "::", PerlModules[!Found])), collapse = "\n")
        message("The following Perl modules were not found on this system:\n")
        message(Missing, "\n")
        message("If you have more than one Perl installation, be sure the correct one was used here.\n")
        message("Otherwise, please install the missing modules. See the package INSTALL file for more information.\n")
      }
      invisible(FALSE)
    } else {
      if (verbose)
        message("All required Perl modules were found.\n")
      invisible(TRUE)
    }
  }
}

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