Re: [Rd] R CMD build when the package name is different from the directory name

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu 28 Sep 2006 - 13:30:21 GMT

Another possibility is to store your code in svn or other version control system.

On 9/28/06, Arne Henningsen <ahenningsen@agric-econ.uni-kiel.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I was really happy when I saw that in R version 2.3.0 "R CMD check" works for
> packages whose package name is different from the directory name in which it
> is located (see http://cran.r-project.org/src/base/NEWS).
> Now, I can have branches of my packages in directories like
> "[...]/branches/<version number>/", while I had to use
> "[...]/branches/<version number>/<package name>" before.
> "R CMD check <version number>" runs as expected but when I build the package
> with "R CMD build <version number>", the file name of the source package is
> "<version number>_<version number>-<patch level>.tar.gz" (and not "<package
> name>_<version number>-<patch level>.tar.gz"). Furthermore the base directory
> inside the .tar.gz archive is "<version number>" (and not "<package name>").
>
> Is there a possibility to tell "R CMD build" to use the correct package name
> ("R CMD check" uses the correct package name.) Can you change the (default)
> behaviour of "R CMD build" in future releases?
>
> Do I have to change the file name and/or the name of the base directory before
> uploading the package to CRAN?
>
> I use R version 2.3.1 (2006-06-01) on i686-pc-linux-gnu.
> The same happens with R version 2.4.0 RC.
>
> Thanks,
> Arne
>
> --
> Arne Henningsen
> Department of Agricultural Economics
> University of Kiel
> Olshausenstr. 40
> D-24098 Kiel (Germany)
> Tel: +49-431-880 4445
> Fax: +49-431-880 1397
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>
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