Re: [Rd] Out-of-date manual or small bug in R CMD check?

From: Gabriel Becker <gmbecker_at_ucdavis.edu>
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2011 18:55:00 -0700

On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 5:30 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>wrote:

> On 11-08-29 6:37 PM, Gabriel Becker wrote:
>
>> Hey all,
>>
>> I get a warning about an unsupported file type in the data directory
>> during
>> R CMD check (for R 2.13.1) if I use the save function to create an Rdata,
>> but if I save the same object to a .rda file, no warning.
>>
>> Section 1.1.5 (pg 11 of the pdf) of the Writing R Extensions manual
>> (2.13.1)
>> appears to say that .Rdata files should be fine:
>>
>> " Data files can have one of three types as indicated by their extension:
>> plain R code (‘.R’ or
>> ‘.r’), tables (‘.tab’, ‘.txt’, or ‘.csv’, see ?data for the file formats,
>> and note that ‘.csv’ is not
>> the standard14 CSV format), or save() images (‘.RData’ or ‘.rda’). "
>>
>> Am I misunderstanding some difference between .rda and .Rdata files in
>> terms
>> of the save calls, or should R CMD check and the extensions manual agree
>> on
>> this?
>>
>
> .RData and .Rdata aren't the same.
>

Ah. My mistake. Sorry for the noise.

>
> Duncan Murdoch
>
>
>> Thanks for all your hard work.
>> ~G
>>
>> SessionInfo:
>>
>> R version 2.13.1 (2011-07-08)
>> Platform: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (64-bit)
>>
>> locale:
>> [1] LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 LC_NUMERIC=C
>> [3] LC_TIME=en_US.utf8 LC_COLLATE=en_US.utf8
>> [5] LC_MONETARY=C LC_MESSAGES=en_US.utf8
>> [7] LC_PAPER=en_US.utf8 LC_NAME=C
>> [9] LC_ADDRESS=C LC_TELEPHONE=C
>> [11] LC_MEASUREMENT=en_US.utf8 LC_IDENTIFICATION=C
>>
>> attached base packages:
>> [1] grid stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods
>> [8] base
>>
>> other attached packages:
>> [1] gridSVG_0.5-10 ProteinVis_0.4 latticeExtra_0.6-18
>> [4] RColorBrewer_1.0-2 lattice_0.19-33
>>
>>
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Gabriel Becker
Graduate Student
Statistics Department
University of California, Davis

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