[Bioc-devel] R-devel now using codetools checks also for S4 methods

Henrik Bengtsson hb at stat.berkeley.edu
Tue Aug 19 20:36:32 CEST 2008

On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 9:56 AM, Martin Maechler
<maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> wrote:
> Just a quick note (from an R-core member) to those of you
> (many ?!) who have S4 methods in  your packages:
> R-devel [2.8.0 unstable] as of a few hours ago (svn)
> does now also apply some of (Luke Tierney's) codetools package
> checks to S4 methods.  For some reason it did check all regular
> function definitions in a package, but not the S4 methods until now.
> Consequently, you will see a bit more warnings in the output of 'R
> CMD check' for 'R := R-devel', i.e., for "Bioc (pre-) 2.3"
> within a day or two at the package check page, i.e., at
>  http://bioconductor.org/checkResults/2.3/bioc-LATEST/

To the few bitter and conservative S3 coders still out there: at least
this one we don't have to worry about ;)


> Regards,
> Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich
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