Re: [R] R modules

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Tue 02 Jan 2007 - 18:37:02 GMT

On 1/2/2007 12:46 PM, Geoffrey Zhu wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'd like to know what is the best way to organize R code in multiple modules=
> and files. The R code we are writing is too much for a single file. Besides=
> , there are a lot of reusable functions we'd like to factor out. But writing=
> a package for that is quite an over-kill and might be too inflexible.
> So what is the best way to organize R code into multiple files and reusable=
> modules?

Write a package for it. It's not overkill, it's using the tools the way they were designed to be used.

Not all packages need to be submitted to CRAN, you can have a package for your own use. It gives you a way to organize your code and documentation, numerous code checking tools, namespaces, all sorts of good stuff.

Duncan Murdoch mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Wed Jan 03 05:42:24 2007

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