Re: [R] suppress messages on loading its

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Fri 21 Oct 2005 - 16:57:49 EST

Prof Brian Ripley wrote:

> Those messages mean it has not been installed correctly -- they should 
> occur during installation only.
> 
> They are written to the message connection, which capture.output does not 
> mess with (but sink can).
> 
> On Thu, 20 Oct 2005, Omar Lakkis wrote:
> 
> 

>>On loading the package: its, I get the "Creating a new generic
>>function for" messages below even when I wrap the call with
>>capture.output. Is there a way to suppress these messages?
>>
>>
>>>dummy=capture.output( library(its) )
>>
>>Creating a new generic function for 'names' in 'its'
>>Creating a new generic function for 'names<-' in 'its'
>>Creating a new generic function for 'print' in 'its'
>>Creating a new generic function for 'start' in 'its'
>>Creating a new generic function for 'end' in 'its'
>>Creating a new generic function for 'summary' in 'its'
>>Creating a new generic function for 'diff' in 'its'
>>Creating a new generic function for 'union' in 'its'
>>Creating a new generic function for 'intersect' in 'its'
>
>

Another issue is that "its" currently does not pass the CRAN checks neither for R-release nor R-devel (but looks like it passes for R-patched since a couple of days now).

Uwe Ligges



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