Re: [Rd] CRAN check error with no example?

From: Spencer Graves <spencer.graves_at_prodsyse.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2012 18:20:18 -0700

On 8/31/2012 5:48 PM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On 12-08-24 9:57 PM, Spencer Graves wrote:
>> Hi, Henrik:
>>
>>
>> Thanks. That suggests I should ignore this error message. That
>> was my tentative plan, but I felt a need to mention it to this group
>> before I did.
>
> Brian Ripley tracked this to a bug in the parser, and I got a
> reproducible version of it to work on today. Turns out it was a
> fairly obscure garbage collection/protection bug in the parser, which
> should now be fixed. I don't think it really has anything to do with
> your code, you just got lucky and triggered a garbage collection at
> the right (wrong?) time.

       Thanks for tracking this down. Spencer

>
> If you see it again, please don't ignore it, please let me know.
>
> Duncan Murdoch
>
>>
>>
>> Best Wishes,
>> Spencer
>>
>>
>> On 8/24/2012 3:35 PM, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
>>> For what it's worth, I got that exact same error the other day when
>>> running R CMD check --as-cran on fda v2.2.8 and 'hyperSpec
>>> v0.98-20120713 (out of 84 other packages) when using R Under
>>> development (unstable) (2012-08-14 r60264) [Platform:
>>> x86_64-w64-mingw32/x64 (64-bit)]. Those errors did not show with R
>>> version 2.15.1 Patched (2012-08-16 r60282) [Platform:
>>> x86_64-w64-mingw32/x64 (64-bit)].
>>>
>>> /Henrik
>>>
>>> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 1:38 PM, Spencer Graves
>>> <spencer.graves_at_prodsyse.com> wrote:
>>>> Hello, All:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> The CRAN checks for the "fda" package includes one error:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> The error most likely occurred in ... file.copy2
>>>> ...
>>>>
>>>> Error: unprotect_ptr: pointer not found
>>>> Execution halted
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> (http://www.r-project.org/nosvn/R.check/r-devel-linux-x86_64-debian/fda-00check.html)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> The help page for "file.copy2" includes "\examples" with
>>>> everything wrapped in "\dontrun".
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I'm unable to replicate this error. I'm about to submit a
>>>> new
>>>> version of the fda package to CRAN, but I felt a need to ask about
>>>> this
>>>> first.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Spencer
>>>>
>>>>
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