Re: [Rd] [R-SIG-Mac] check leads to .o files and to packagename-Ex.R

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2011 09:12:23 -0400

On 11-06-02 9:06 AM, Ben Bolker wrote:
> On 06/02/2011 06:47 AM, Benilton Carvalho wrote:
>> 'R CMD check' should be applied on the .tar.gz, not on the source directory.
>
> Why?

Because that is what you will send to others. The reason to check a directory instead of a tar file is to save time: you don't need to recompile all the files, as a normal check does.

   The help says: "Check R packages from package sources, which can
> be directories or package 'tar' archives with extension '.tar.gz',
> '.tar.bz2' or '.tgz'." I just skimmed through the relevant section
> (1.3.1) in the R Extensions manual, and it doesn't say anything about
> running on tarballs being preferred.
>
> Add my vote to the wishlist that the src directory should get cleaned
> after R CMD check.

Then the advantage of checking a directory would be lost.

Duncan Murdoch

>
> Ben Bolker
>
>>
>> So, it'd be something like:
>>
>> R CMD build pkg
>> R CMD check pkg_version.tar.gz
>>
>> b
>
>
>
>>
>> On 2 June 2011 06:54, Marius Hofert<m_hofert_at_web.de> wrote:
>>> Dear expeRts,
>>>
>>> I work on the R package "nacopula" (https://r-forge.r-project.org/projects/nacopula/) under Mac OS X 10.6.7 (MacBook Pro). The session info is:
>>> R version 2.14.0 Under development (unstable) (2011-05-02 r55730)
>>> Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin9.8.0/x86_64 (64-bit)
>>>
>>> When I apply "R CMD check nacopula" my source directory is filled with .o files (which leads to
>>> a warning for the next check). Further, if I use R 2.14.0, the check produces a file "nacopula-Ex.R"
>>> on the top level, i.e., where folders like R, src, tests, man, inst, and demo reside.
>>> Shouldn't the source directory stay nice-and-clean, without being filled with .o
>>> files and example files?
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Marius
>>>
>>> Attachment: screen shot
>>>
>>>
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