Re: [Rd] package NULL not found

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 17:55:26 -0400

I noticed I am getting the same messages when trying to check other packages too such as gsubfn which previously checked ok.

I had recently reinstalled cygwin so its likely something to do with that but have not tracked it down.

On 7/19/07, Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> In performing Rcmd check I am getting this output regarding using
> Argument '' and a NULL package not found and it stops with an error:
>
> * using log directory 'C:/Rpkgs/sqldf.Rcheck'
> * using ARGUMENT '
> ' __ignored__ R version 2.5.1 (2007-06-27)
> * checking for file 'sqldf/DESCRIPTION' ... OK
> * this is package 'sqldf' version '0.1-0'
> * checking package dependencies ... ERROR
> During startup - Warning messages:
> 1: there is no package called 'NULL
> ' in: library(package, lib.loc = lib.loc, character.only = TRUE,
> logical = TRUE,
> 2: package NULL
> in options("defaultPackages") was not found
> See the information on DESCRIPTION files in the chapter 'Creating R
> packages' of the 'Writing R Extensions' manual.
>
> My DESCRIPTION file looks like this:
>
> Package: sqldf
> Version: 0.1-0
> Date: 2007-07-19
> Title: SQL on data frames.
> Author: G. Grothendieck
> Maintainer: G. Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
> Description: Thin layer over RSQLite and RMySQL facilitating use of
> SQL selects on data frames.
> Depends: R (>= 2.5.1), RSQLite (>= 0.5-5), gsubfn
> License: GPL (Version 3 or later)
> URL: http://code.google.com/p/sqldf/
>
> and the entire package is at (click on Source tab):
>
> http://code.google.com/p/sqldf/
>
> I am using
> > R.version.string # Windows XP
> [1] "R version 2.5.1 (2007-06-27)"
>
> Does anyone know what this means and how to fix it?
>
> The package itself seems to work. Its just getting it past Rcmd check
> that is the problem.
>
> Thanks.
>



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