Re: [Rd] CRAN check error with no example?

From: peter dalgaard <pdalgd_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2012 14:37:14 +0200

On Aug 25, 2012, at 03:57 , Spencer Graves wrote:

> Hi, Henrik:
> 
> 
>      Thanks.  That suggests I should ignore this error message. That was my tentative plan, but I felt a need to mention it to this group before I did.

Hum, it might not be your problem, but that error message is potentially nasty. It means that something in your package or in R itself was believed to be protected from garbage collection but apparently was not. If there's a way of reproducing the error, it might be worth trying to track down the cause.

> 
> 
>      Best Wishes,
>      Spencer
> 
> 
> On 8/24/2012 3:35 PM, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
>> For what it's worth, I got that exact same error the other day when
>> running R CMD check --as-cran on fda v2.2.8 and 'hyperSpec
>> v0.98-20120713 (out of 84 other packages) when using R Under
>> development (unstable) (2012-08-14 r60264) [Platform:
>> x86_64-w64-mingw32/x64 (64-bit)].  Those errors did not show with R
>> version 2.15.1 Patched (2012-08-16 r60282) [Platform:
>> x86_64-w64-mingw32/x64 (64-bit)].
>> 
>> /Henrik
>> 
>> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 1:38 PM, Spencer Graves
>> <spencer.graves_at_prodsyse.com> wrote:

>>> Hello, All:
>>>
>>>
>>> The CRAN checks for the "fda" package includes one error:
>>>
>>>
>>> The error most likely occurred in ... file.copy2
>>> ...
>>>
>>> Error: unprotect_ptr: pointer not found
>>> Execution halted
>>>
>>>
>>> (http://www.r-project.org/nosvn/R.check/r-devel-linux-x86_64-debian/fda-00check.html)
>>>
>>>
>>> The help page for "file.copy2" includes "\examples" with
>>> everything wrapped in "\dontrun".
>>>
>>>
>>> I'm unable to replicate this error. I'm about to submit a new
>>> version of the fda package to CRAN, but I felt a need to ask about this
>>> first.
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Spencer
>>>
>>>
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>>>
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