Re: [Rd] setGeneric and file order in a package

From: Gregor Gorjanc <>
Date: Fri 29 Dec 2006 - 03:10:43 GMT

Ross Boylan <ross <at>> writes:
> Are there any assumptions I can make about the order in which
> different files in the R package subdirectory will be evaluated? For
> example, will it be alphabetical in the file names? Will case
> distinctions be ignored?

Take a look at collate field in DESCRIPTION file. This is from BioC wiki[1]

"If you are using S4 classes or methods, add a Collate field to your package's DESCRIPTION file. Generally, class definitions come first, generics second, methods third, and then everything else."


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