Re: [Rd] creating a package without lazy loading

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Sun 07 Nov 2004 - 23:42:08 EST

Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
>
> When I do a
>
> R CMD build --binary
>
> then I get the messages at the end of this post unless I specify
>
> LazyLoad: no
>
> in the DESCRIPRION file. If I do that then everything
> proceeds smoothly. R CMD check proceeds smoothly in
> either case. Is there something I should be aware
> of that is causing this message when I do not turn off
> lazy loading?
>
> I am using Windows XP and R 2.0.1 beta dated 2004-11-04.
>
>
> Error in tools:::.read_description(file) :
> file '/DESCRIPTION' does not exist
> Execution halted
> make: *** [lazyload] Error 1
> *** Installation of zoo failed ***
>
> Removing 'C:/PROGRA~1/R/RW2001~1/library/zoo'
> Restoring previous 'C:/PROGRA~1/R/RW2001~1/library/zoo'

My guess is that you used backslashes to specify the path to the package, which seems to be handled incorretly. Try forward slashes instead!

I'll try to debug and comment on the results in yet another thread "Building a package under WIN2000 / rw2.0".

Uwe Ligges



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