Re: [R] Building Libraries

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Fri 26 May 2006 - 03:05:49 EST

Tarmo Remmel wrote:

> Dear List,
>
> I have just compiled my first R library for submission to CRAN; however, I
> have a tiny problem with 'R CMD check' that is holding me back. I have read
> extensively the PDF document on Writing R Extensions and the 'Making R
> Packages Under Windows' tutorial by P. Rossi. All functions are given in R
> code (no C/C++/Fortran) with two very simple demonstration datasets. My
> manual pages all seem to work, rendering properly with:
>
> R CMD Rd2txt myfun.Rd
> and
> R CMD Rdconv -t=html -o=myfun.html myfun.Rd
>
> However, when I call the check command (on a unix machine), I get the
> following:
>
> ~/RWork > R CMD check aspace
> * checking for working latex ...sh: latex: not found
> NO

Please install LaTeX.

> * using log directory '/students/remmelt/RWork/aspace.Rcheck'
> * using R version 2.2.0, 2005-10-06

Please upgrade to R-2.3.0 or even better try it out on R-2.3.1 beta.

> * checking for file 'aspace/DESCRIPTION' ... OK
> * checking extension type ... Package
> * this is package 'aspace' version '0.0'
> * checking if this is a source package ... OK
>
> * Installing *source* package 'aspace' ...
> ** R
> ** data
> ** preparing package for lazy loading
> Error in gettext(domain, unlist(args)) : invalid 'domain' value

Hmmm, do you have a namespace defined in a strange manner? You might want your build source package available on your machine and post its URL so we can look at it (or send it to me in a private message, maybe I will have 1 minute to look at it).

Uwe Ligges

> Execution halted
> ERROR: lazy loading failed for package 'aspace'
> /usr/local/lib/R/bin/INSTALL: test: argument expected
> ERROR
> Installation failed.
> ~/RWork >
>
> Can somebody please help me dicypher these error messages?
>
> Thank you,
>
> Tarmo
>
>
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