Re: [R] R CMD in 2.11.1 error

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2010 09:58:29 -0400

Andy Zhu wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a set of user defined package which I have installed in 2.8.1 for quite some time. I installed 2.11.0 and 2.11.1 a couple of days ago while still having 2.8.1 version in my system. For the package, package.skeleton works fine in R 2.11. However, it comes problem when I run Rcmd check/intall. The intall.out shows below.
>
> I further tested that I reran R-2.8.1/bin/R CMD check in 2.8.1. it still works. Then I ran and test the doomed function, gzWrite, in R-2.11.1/binRgui, it also works fine. So, is this the problem in R-2.11.1/bin/Rcmd itself? How do I fix it? I have MinGW, Perl, etc. installed in my system.
>
>

The problem is in the help file, not in the R code. You need to look somewhere near line 92 of quantplus/man/gzWrite.Rd.

Duncan Murdoch
> I also attached my function gzWrite below.
>
> Thank you very much.
>
>
> 00check.out:
> ************************************************
> * install options are ' --no-html'
>
> * installing *source* package 'quantplus' ...
> ** R
> ** preparing package for lazy loading
> ** help
> Warning: newline within quoted string at gzWrite.Rd:92
> Warning: ./man/gzWrite.Rd:99: unknown macro '\n'
> Warning: newline within quoted string at gzWrite.Rd:92
> Error in parse_Rd("./man/gzWrite.Rd", encoding = "unknown", ...) :
> Unexpected end of input (in " quoted string opened at gzWrite.Rd:99:46)
> ERROR: installing Rd objects failed for package 'quantplus'
> * removing 'd:/developer/projects/quant+/package_builder/quantplus.Rcheck/quantplus'
>
> the problem function:
> **************************************************
> gzWrite =
> # write out a data frame into a gzip file in the format of write.table
> function(ds, outdir, outpfx, datepfx, sep='\t', quote=TRUE, row.names=FALSE, col.names=TRUE, na='NA', append=FALSE) {
> if (F) {
> ds = ds.price;
> outdir = pathPrice;
> outpfx = paste(pfx.price,'_',sep='');
> datepfx = fdate;
> sep = '\t';
> quote = TRUE;
> row.names = FALSE;
> col.names = TRUE;
> na = 'NULL';
> append = FALSE;
> }
> file.out = paste(outdir, '\\', outpfx, datepfx, '.gz', sep='');
> file.tmp = paste(outdir, '\\', outpfx, datepfx, '.txt',sep='');
> write.table(ds, file=file.tmp, sep=sep, quote=quote, row.names=row.names, col.names=col.names, na=na, append=append);
> zz = gzfile(file.out, 'w');
> raw = file(file.tmp, 'r');
> cat(readLines(raw), file=zz, append=F, sep='\n');
> close(zz);
> close(raw);
> unlink(file.tmp);
>
> invisible(NA);
> }
>
>
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