Re: [Rd] Bug in tools::compactPDF() in 2.13-0-alpha

From: Gavin Simpson <gavin.simpson_at_ucl.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2011 18:28:00 +0100

On Sun, 2011-03-27 at 09:00 -0400, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On 11-03-27 8:48 AM, Gavin Simpson wrote:
> > Dear List,
> >
> > There seems to be an bug in compactPDF() or at least an inconsistency
> > with the documented behaviour.
>
> Thanks, looks easy to fix. I'll make the correction. (A bit more below...)

Thanks Duncan,

<snip />

> >> compactPDF("../analogue/pkg/inst/doc/analogue_methods.pdf", gs_cmd = "/usr/bin/")
>
> That won't work: you need the full path to the gs_cmd, not just its
> home directory.

Ah; I wasn't sure exactly what R expected here and tried several versions including the full path before diving into the code to see what the problem was. The call I included just happened to be the last one I had tried in my R session.

All the best,

G

> Duncan Murdoch
>
> > NULL
> >
> > no matter what I do.
> >
> > This is with:
> >
> >> sessionInfo()
> > R version 2.13.0 alpha (2011-03-27 r55077)
> > Platform: x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu (64-bit)
> >
> > locale:
> > [1] LC_CTYPE=en_GB.utf8 LC_NUMERIC=C
> > [3] LC_TIME=en_GB.utf8 LC_COLLATE=en_GB.utf8
> > [5] LC_MONETARY=C LC_MESSAGES=en_GB.utf8
> > [7] LC_PAPER=en_GB.utf8 LC_NAME=C
> > [9] LC_ADDRESS=C LC_TELEPHONE=C
> > [11] LC_MEASUREMENT=en_GB.utf8 LC_IDENTIFICATION=C
> >
> > attached base packages:
> > [1] tools stats graphics grDevices utils datasets
> > [7] methods base
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Gavin
>

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