Re: [Rd] package NULL not found

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 19:16:47 -0400

Thanks. I tried performing the check from an empty directory but it still gave the same response. Where can I find the source code for the check process?

On 7/19/07, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca> wrote:
> On 19/07/2007 5:55 PM, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
> > 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.
>
> Another possibility may be that you have a .RData file in the check
> directory, and it is masking some important function. This was a
> problem for me a few days ago with INSTALL; I don't know if it affects
> check.
>
> Duncan Murdoch
>
> >
> > 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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