Re: [R] R CMD check <PACKAGE> Error

From: Johannes Graumann <johannes_graumann_at_web.de>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 22:02:51 +0200

On Friday 18 April 2008 16:35:12 Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Apr 2008, Johannes Graumann wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Can anyone give me a hint on what's wrong if "R CMD check <PACKAGE>"
> > gives me this error:
> >
> > Rd files with unknown encoding:
> > <FILENAME>.Rd
> >
> > I have checked that file over and over and can't find any weired
> > characters or some such.
> > How can I fix this?
>
> Remove the non-ASCII characters, or declare an encoding.
>
> You didn't tell us your OS -- one good way I find on Linux to spot such
> characters is to use 'less 'in the C locale. Another is something like
> (in R)
>
> foo <- readLines("foo.Rd")
> foo2 <- iconv(foo, "", "ASCII", sub="byte")
> foo2[foo2 != foo]
>
> which should show the line(s) concerned with non-ASCII characters
> highlighted as <xx>.
Perfekt - found the offending quote characters! Thanks!

Joh



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