Re: [R] DESCRIPTION.in

From: Paul Gilbert <pgilbert_at_bank-banque-canada.ca>
Date: Thu 29 Jul 2004 - 02:33:08 EST

Kevin

To work around this problem I generate the DESCRIPTION and DESCRIPTION.in files from my Makefile. (BTW, using make to control the building process is pretty useful.) If I am building a single package I generate DESCRIPTION and if I am generating a bundle I generate DESCRIPTION.in.

If you want more details on my whole Makefile system then let me know.

Paul Gilbert

Kevin Bartz wrote:

> Hello R world! I'm building a bundle of four packages, but I don't always
> want to build the whole bundle. Usually I just want to tweak one function in
> one of the packages and rebuild just that package. As such, I have
> DESCRIPTION and DESCRIPTION.in files sitting in all the package folders.
> Unfortunately, there's a pesky line in R CMD build that hacks away
> DESCRIPTION whenever it sees DESCRIPTION.in. This is okay for building the
> whole bundle, but it makes it a major pain to build any of the packages
> individually. I am root, so for now I have commented the offending line in
> /usr/local/lib/R/bin/build. Is this the proper solution or am I overlooking
> something? Thanks for any help you can provide,
>
> Kevin
>
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