[Rd] Re: [R] Building a package under WIN2000 / rw2.0

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Sun 07 Nov 2004 - 23:42:20 EST

BXC (Bendix Carstensen) wrote:
> I have an odd problem in building a package with only R-code in it.
> I have a package mainly used by myself which I last build under R
> 1.9.0.
> The operation system is Win2000 5.00.2195, Service Pack 3
>
> When I do:
>
> c:\stat\r\rw2000\bin\Rcmd install --docs=normal --build
> --library=c:\stat\R\bxc\library c:\stat\R\bxc\library.sources\xx

[moved to R-devel]

Works with forward slashes as follows:

  c:\stat\r\rw2000\bin\Rcmd install --docs=normal --build   --library=c:\stat\R\bxc\library c:/stat/R/bxc/library.sources/xx

The seems to be related with the more recent threads "Re: [Rd] wishlist: better error message in R CMD check" "[Rd] creating a package without lazy loading" on R-devel.

I'll try to debug.

Uwe Ligges

> then after updating help pages I get:
>
> preparing package xx for lazy loading
> Error in tools:::.read_description(file) :
> file '/DESCRIPTION' does not exist
> Execution halted
> make: *** [lazyload] Error 1
> *** Installation of xx failed ***
>
> (Yes, I have a DESCRIPTION file).
> Having made a few changes here and there in some of the functions I
> transferred
> them one at a time to a new folder and tried to build it there.
>
> The probelm seems to be that once I exceed 5 functions in the package
> the above
> error appears, with 5 or fewer functions it works OK.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Bendix Carstensen
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