Re: [Rd] Package Unit Testing

From: Gregor Gorjanc <>
Date: Tue 25 Jul 2006 - 11:04:43 GMT

Torsten Hothorn wrote:

>> Browsing a bit in sources reveals that * is copy of R session
>> (starts with "welcome" text and later one code and output is there).
>> But how does one generate such a file?

> either R CMD BATCH or simply run R CMD check <pkg> once and copy
> <pkg>.Rcheck/tests/*.Rout into <pkg>/tests/*
>> Additionally, does testing also
>> test the first "welcome" text - different version of R haave a bit
>> different
>> "welcome" text and that should be an error then or ...

> R CMD check takes care of that.

Thank you. I am also attaching a small gzipped patch for R-exts.texi. I did not wrap the lines in the text. If that is necesarry I can do it and resend the patch.

Lep pozdrav / With regards,
    Gregor Gorjanc

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