Re: [R] How to include a vignette with my package?

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Sun, 06 Apr 2008 21:49:04 -0400

François Aucoin wrote:
> I want to include a vignette with a package I wrote. I did follow the
> "Writting R extentions" document step by step, but went I run "Rcmd build",
> an error occurs. It goes like this:
>
> "
> * creating vignettes ... ERROR
> .
> .
> .
> .
> :7: Emergency stop
> L7L ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!texify: pdflatex
> failed for some reason <see log file>.
> buildVignettes<dir ='. '>
> Error in texi2dvi<fil =bft,pdf =TRUE, clean =FALSE, quiet = quiest > :
> running 'texi2dvi' on "test.tex' failed
> Calls : buildVignettes -> texi2dvi
> Execution halted

I would guess that the script couldn't find LaTeX (more specifically, pdflatex). You may need to install it, or at least add it to your path.

Duncan Murdoch



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