Re: [Rd] Sweave vignettes and bitmap on windows

From: tshort <tshort_at_eprisolutions.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 18:25:34 -0700 (PDT)

While I don't agree with it, this "feature" of bitmap is deliberate according to Prof. Ripley:

http://tolstoy.newcastle.edu.au/R/devel/04/09/0682.html

Tom Short
EPRI Martin Morgan wrote:
>
> During vignette generation on Windows, Sweave seems to clean up before
> all graphics files are completely processed. For instance, if tmp.Rnw
> is:
>
> \documentclass[12pt]{article}
> \begin{document}
> <<>>=
> bitmap("afile.png")
> plot(1:100)
> dev.off()
> @
> \end{document}
>
> Then:
>
> C:\R\tmp>R CMD Sweave tmp.Rnw
> Writing to file tmp.tex
> Processing code chunks ...
> 1 : echo term verbatim
>
> You can now run LaTeX on 'tmp.tex'
>
> C:\R\tmp>Error: /undefinedfilename in
> (C:\\DOCUME~1\\mtmorgan\\LOCALS~1\\Temp\\R
> Operand stack:
>
> Execution stack:
> %interp_exit .runexec2 --nostringval-- --nostringval--
> --nostringval-
> --nostringval-- --nostringval-- false 1 %stopped_push
> Dictionary stack:
> --dict:1126/1686(ro)(G)-- --dict:0/20(G)-- --dict:70/200(L)--
> Current allocation mode is local
> Last OS error: No such file or directory
> AFPL Ghostscript 8.54: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1
>
> Note Sweave finishes before the error message appears. Adding
> Sys.sleep(10) appears to give ghostscript a chance to finish, and no
> error message is generated.
>
> Are there solutions to this?
>
> C:\R\tmp>R --version
> R version 2.6.0 alpha (2007-09-05 r42789)
> Copyright (C) 2007 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing
> ISBN 3-900051-07-0
>
> R is free software and comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
> You are welcome to redistribute it under the terms of the
> GNU General Public License version 2.
> For more information about these matters see
> http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.
>
> Thanks,
> --
> Martin Morgan
> Bioconductor / Computational Biology
> http://bioconductor.org
>
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