Re: [Rd] "note: symbols.rds is not available"

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 18:23:32 +0100

This is used for checking unsave symbols in compiled code (such as abort, exit or printf calls). For some reason you could not generate the symbols and hence a note. Therefore, this does not indicate a problem with the package.

Uwe Ligges

On 13.03.2012 17:52, Ben Bolker wrote:
>
> I've encountered this note in checking packages with the latest
> R-devel. Googling finds it only in other package checks; searching the
> source tree finds in src/library/tools/R/sotools.R , but I'm not sure
> what it's doing there.
>
>
> 'symbols.rds' shows up in the SVN log here:
>
> r58591 | ripley | 2012-03-05 07:25:58 -0500 (Mon, 05 Mar 2012) | 1 line
>
> treat non-symbols.rds reports on base packages differently
>
> r58539 | ripley | 2012-03-01 04:54:39 -0500 (Thu, 01 Mar 2012) | 1 line
>
> comment if expecting symbols.rds and not found
>
>
> Any thoughts? Is it harmless? How would I fix the issue/suppress
> the note?
>
> thanks
> Ben Bolker
>
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