Re: R CMD check --help

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Subject: Re: R CMD check --help
From: Kurt Hornik (Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at)
Date: Mon 20 Dec 1999 - 21:34:51 EST


Message-ID: <14430.5211.284269.257306@aragorn.ci.tuwien.ac.at>

>>>>> Prof Brian D Ripley writes:

> On Sun, 19 Dec 1999, Kurt Hornik wrote:
>> >>>>> Douglas Bates writes:
>>
>> > Paul Gilbert <pgilbert@bank-banque-canada.ca> writes:
>> >> This example from the INSTALL help seems to be broken in R 0.90.1 (on Solaris):
>> >>
>> >> gilp/dse : R CMD check --help
>> >> Usage: R CMD check [options] [-l lib] pkg_1 ... pkg_n
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> I'm trying to figure out how to request more nsize and vsize when using R CMD
>> >> check.
>>
>> > In a Bourne shell or derivative thereof use a sequence like
>>
>> > R_VSIZE=10M
>> > R_NSIZE=800K
>> > export R_NSIZE R_VSIZE
>>
>> Or put this in your ~/.Renviron file. (You still need the export,
>> although this should be eliminated before 1.0.)

> check runs R --vanilla, and that skips .Renviron and ~/.Renviron, so
> that idea does not work (at least for me on 0.90.1).

You are right. Should we change that? (The reason we have --vanilla is
because the R distribution uses the same, but this is probably a bad
idea for add-ons which may be KNOWN to need more memory.)

-k
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