Re: [Rd] R CMD check - "there is no package called"

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2010 13:50:01 +0200

On 26.07.2010 02:00, Simon Urbanek wrote:
>
> On Jul 24, 2010, at 9:02 AM, John Hendrickx wrote:
>
>> I'm trying to update my "perturb" package to get rid of some small warning
>> messages. The examples in "perturb" use the "Duncan" dataset from the "car"
>> package and I have "car" installed in R. But when I run "R CMD check", I get an
>> error message
>>
>>
>>> require("car")
>> Loading required package: car
>> Warning in library(package, lib.loc = lib.loc, character.only = TRUE,
>> logical.return = TRUE, :
>> there is no package called 'car'
>>> data(Duncan)
>> Warning in data(Duncan) : data set 'Duncan' not found
>>
>> This is very strange, the example works fine if I just run it in R. This is the
>> example from the perturb.rd file:
>>
>> \examples{
>> require("car")
>> data(Duncan)
>> attach(Duncan)
>> m1<-lm(prestige~income+education)
>> ...
>>
>> I'm using R 2.11.1 under Ubuntu 10.04. Perhaps the problem is related to the
>> packages being installed in my home directory. I've create an ~/.Renviron file
>> with
>>
>> R_LIBS_USER="/home/john/lib/R/library"
>>
>> I've also tried creating an environment variable "export
>> R_LIBRARY_DIR=/home/john/lib/R/library/" before running R CMD check.
>
> The correct name is R_LIBS

... and from "Writing R Extensions":

Note: R CMD check and R CMD build run R with '--vanilla', so none of the user's startup files are read. If you need R_LIBS set (to find packages in a non-standard library) you will need to set it in the environment.

Uwe

> Cheers,
> Simon
>
>
>> That made
>> no difference. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Do I have to install
>> packages in R_HOME?
>>
>>
>>
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