Re: [R] FW: How to create a new package?

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Thu 01 Jun 2006 - 22:48:05 EST

michael watson (IAH-C) wrote:

> In that case, I have found the following useful:
> 
> http://www.biostat.jhsph.edu/~kbroman/Rintro/Rwinpack.html 


This page is really outdated and not comprehensive, since some relevant information is missing.
The manual contains even more *relevant* information, and it is up to date! What's so difficult with the manual, please?

Uwe Ligges

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Uwe Ligges [mailto:ligges@statistik.uni-dortmund.de] 
> Sent: 01 June 2006 12:43
> To: michael watson (IAH-C)
> Cc: Gabor Grothendieck; Rita Sousa; r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] FW: How to create a new package?
> 
> michael watson (IAH-C) wrote:
> 
> 

>>?package.skeleton
> 
> 
> 
> Folks, please!
> 
> 
> Rita Sousa told you she already has a DESCRIPTION file.
> 
> Obviously, Rita forgot to build and *install* the package using
> R CMD build
> and
> R CMD INSTALL
> 
> (the Meta directory is creating during the installation procedure)
> 
> Please note that using the Windows GUI, you can only install binary 
> packages, but you have got a source package so far. Hence you need to 
> install from the Windows command shell using R CMD INSTALL.
> 
> Please see the R Installation and Administration manual on how to 
> install packages. For some examples of what is mentioned in that manual 
> (how to set stuff up in Windows), you might additionally want to take a 
> look into the article "R Help Desk: Make `R CMD' Work under Windows - an 
> Example" in R News 5 (2), 27-28.
> 
> Best,
> Uwe Ligges
> 
> 
> 
> 

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch [mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Gabor Grothendieck
>>Sent: 01 June 2006 12:20
>>To: Rita Sousa
>>Cc: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
>>Subject: Re: [R] FW: How to create a new package?
>>
>>The minimum is to create a DESCRIPTION file, plus R and man directories containing R code and .Rd files respectively.
>>It might help to run Rcmd CHECK mypkg before installation and fix any problems it finds.
>>
>>Googling for creating R package will locate some tutorials.
>>
>>
>>On 6/1/06, Rita Sousa <rita.sousa@ine.pt> wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Hi,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>I'm a group of functions and I would like to create a package for load in R.
>>>I have created a directory named INE and a directory below that named
>>>R, for the files of R functions. A have created the files DESCRIPTION
>>>and INDEX in the INE directory. The installation from local zip files,
>>>in the R 2.3.0, results but to load the package I get an error like:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>'INE' is not a valid package -- installed < 2.0.0?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>I think that is necessary create a Meta directory with package.rds
>>>file, but I don't know make it! I have read the manual 'Writing R Extensions - 1.
>>>Creating R packages' but I don't understand the procedure...
>>>
>>>Can I create it automatically?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Could you help me with this?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Thanks,
>>>
>>>---------------------------------------------------
>>>Rita Sousa
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>>>Tel.: 22 6072016 (Extensão: 4116)
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>>>
>>>
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