Re: [Rd] When to use LazyLoad, LazyData and ZipData?

From: Gabor Grothendieck <>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 08:31:11 -0500

On Nov 14, 2007 7:01 AM, Bjørn-Helge Mevik <> wrote:
> Dear developeRs,
> I've searched the documentation, FAQ, and mailing lists, but haven't
> found the answer(*) to the following:
> When should one specify LazyLoad, LazyData, and ZipData?
> And what is the default if they are left unspecified?
> (*)Except that
> 1) If the package you are writing uses the methods package, specify
> LazyLoad: yes, and
> 2) The optional ZipData field controls whether the automatic Windows
> build will zip up the data directory or no: set this to no if your
> package will not work with a zipped data directory.

There is some information and links regarding LazyLoad on the proto package home page,, in the last section entitled Avoiding R Bugs in point #1. mailing list Received on Wed 14 Nov 2007 - 13:32:29 GMT

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