[Rd] package encoding warning

From: baptiste auguie <baptiste.auguie_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2011 11:20:14 +1200

Dear list,

I'd like to get rid off a couple of warnings that have appeared in checking my package on CRAN (I did not find them on my local machine before submission). What puzzles me is that different platforms return different warnings, only one of which I recognise as my obvious mistake. The check results are at

complains about unused variable in c++ code; this I understand as my mistake, I'll fix it.

is happy, no warning

checking examples ... WARNING
checking a package with encoding 'UTF-8' in an ASCII locale

This one really puzzles me: I have a Encoding: UTF-8 directive in DESCRIPTION, precisely because I thought it would take care of encoding issues such as with my surname. What does this mean, and what should I do about it?

checking whether package 'planar' can be installed ... WARNING Found the following significant warnings: Warning: 'DESCRIPTION' file has 'Encoding' field and re-encoding is not possible

has me perplexed.

Best regards,


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