Re: [Rd] inst/ and hidden files/directories, especially inst/.svn/?

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2010 10:29:22 +0100

On 03.11.2010 19:26, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 9:50 AM, Uwe Ligges
> <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de> wrote:
>> Yes, ".svn" is special cased.
>
> Good.
>
> Note that it does not seem to be the case for the *.zip archive, only
> for the *.tar.gz archive, as I showed.

Henrik,

I do not see how it can go at all into a zip archive if the recommended way of creating Windows binaries is used: Please create Windows binary packages by running R CMD INSTALL --build on the tarball.

Best wishes,
Uwe

> /H
>
>>
>> Uwe Ligges
>>
>>
>> On 02.11.2010 23:53, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
>>>
>>> In Section 'Package subdirectories' of 'Writing R Extensions', it
>>> says about the inst/ directory that:
>>>
>>> "The contents of the inst subdirectory will be copied recursively to
>>> the installation directory (except perhaps hidden files with names
>>> starting with .)."
>>>
>>> Indeed, on Windows with R v2.12.0 patched (2010-11-01 r53513) and R
>>> v2.13.0 devel (2010-11-01 r53513), if you have:
>>>
>>> foo/inst/bar/.bar/foo.txt
>>>
>>> that subdirectory .bar/ will be included in the *.tar.gz and *.zip
>>> builds. However, .svn/ is as in:
>>>
>>> foo/inst/bar/.svn/foo.txt
>>>
>>> is only included in the *.zip file, not the *.tar.gz file.
>>>
>>> Is this expected? The "perhaps" in the documentation indicates that.
>>>
>>> /Henrik
>>>
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