Re: [Rd] error while checking package size during Rcmd check

From: Gabor Grothendieck <>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 21:25:49 -0400

On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 9:01 PM, Gabor Grothendieck <> wrote:
> I am receiving this message during
>  Rcmd check proto-3.9.2.tar.gz
> using "R version 2.13.0 Patched (2011-04-25 r55638)"
> * checking installed package size ...Error in if (total > 1024 * 5) { : missing
> value where TRUE/FALSE needed
> Execution halted
> I don't get this under R.2.12.x.  The size of the tar.gz file is under
> 600K.  What causes this or if its too hard to tell from the message
> how can I investigate it further?

Also I am using Windows Vista; however, I just found that by upgrading to the latest Rtools the problem disappears.

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