Re: [Rd] R-devel now triggers nags on notes from vignettes

From: Henrik Bengtsson <hb_at_biostat.ucsf.edu>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2012 12:25:19 -0800

On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 8:42 AM, Michael Friendly <friendly_at_yorku.ca> wrote:
> I recently submitted a minor update to a CRAN package that passed all CRAN
> checks
> ~ two weeks ago.
>
> Now, I get the response below from the CRAN-check-daemon
>
> R-devel reports
>
> * checking installed files from ‘inst/doc’ ... NOTE
> The following files are already in R: ‘jss.cls’
> Please remove them from your package.
> The following files should probably not be installed:
> ‘sfheaders.sty’
> The following directories should probably not be installed:
> ‘fig’
>
> Consider the use of a .Rinstignore file: see ‘Writing R Extensions’,
> or move the vignette sources from ‘inst/doc’ to ‘vignettes’.
>
> Please fix.
>
> I added a .Rinstignore file to my project, (at top level, same as
> DESCRIPTION) containing
>
> inst/doc/fig/
> inst/doc/jss.cls
> inst/doc/sfheaders.sty
>
> and re-submitted to CRAN, but the same nag notes return again. How to fix?

As a start, you can get the same NOTEs by using the latest R devel version (I see them using 2012-01-20 r58143).

/Henrik
>
> And, why has the CRAN-check-daemon suddenly gotten so picky about NOTEs,
> particularly from vignettes?
>
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