Re: [Rd] possible bug R CMD check: No space(s) allowed after \VignetteDepends{}

From: Kurt Hornik <Kurt.Hornik_at_wu-wien.ac.at>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2007 20:14:16 +0200

>>>>> Ferdinand Alimadhi writes:

> R CMD check gives an error when a vignette entry %\VignetteDepends{} has any
> extra space at the end.
> Maybe this is by design, but I found it confusing.

Actually, this is by design, but I'll look into changing it.

Best
-k

> Changing the function "vignetteMetaRE" in tools package could solve the
> problem. I.e.

> vignetteMetaRE <- function(tag)
> paste("[[:space:]]*%+[[:space:]]*\\\\Vignette", tag,"\\{([^}]*)\\}", sep
> = "")

> becomes:

> vignetteMetaRE <- function(tag)
> paste("[[:space:]]*%+[[:space:]]*\\\\Vignette",
> tag,"\\{([^}]*)\\}[[:space:]]*", sep = "")

> Details:

> The test package I'm using has only one vignette:

> \documentclass[oneside,letterpaper,12pt]{book}
> %\VignetteIndexEntry{some entry}
> %\VignetteDepends{stats}
> %\VignetteKeyWords{mymodel}
> %\VignettePackage{testpkg}
> \begin{document}
> <<test>>=
> print("test")
> @
> \end{document}

> R CMD build, R CMD check and R CMD INSTALL run successfully.

> If I add an extra space after %\VignetteDepends{stats} then "R CMD check"
> fails

> w5:falimadh [~/work/mypkg]> R CMD check testpkg
> * checking for working latex ... OK
> * using log directory '/nfs/fs1/home/F/falimadh/work/mypkg/testpkg.Rcheck'
> * using R version 2.5.1 (2007-06-27)
> * checking for file 'testpkg/DESCRIPTION' ... OK
> * checking extension type ... Package
> * this is package 'testpkg' version '1.0'
> * checking package dependencies ... ERROR
> Vignette dependencies not required:
> stats
> Vignette dependencies (\VignetteDepends{} entries) must be contained in
> the DESCRIPTION Depends/Suggests/Imports entries.

> See the information on DESCRIPTION files in the chapter 'Creating R
> packages' of the 'Writing R Extensions' manual.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------

> The error message is from tools:::.check_package_depends() function
> which is used by R CMD check.
> check_package_depends() calls .build_vignette_index() to get the vignettes
> dependency list
> For my test package, the result is:

>> reqs <-

> unique(unlist(tools:::.build_vignette_index("testpkg/inst/doc/")$Depends))
>> reqs

> [1] "stats "

>>

> "stats " (with a space at the end) is not in the depend field of my package
> description ("stat" is). And that's where the error comes from.

> Does this make sense ?

> Thanks,
> Ferdi

>> R.Version()

> $platform
> [1] "x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu"

> $arch
> [1] "x86_64"

> $os
> [1] "linux-gnu"

> $system
> [1] "x86_64, linux-gnu"

> $status
> [1] ""

> $major
> [1] "2"

> $minor
> [1] "5.1"

> $year
> [1] "2007"

> $month
> [1] "06"

> $day
> [1] "27"

> $`svn rev`
> [1] "42083"

> $language
> [1] "R"

> $version.string
> [1] "R version 2.5.1 (2007-06-27)"

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