[Bioc-devel] Wishlist: on demand R CMD check

Vincent Carey stvjc at channing.harvard.edu
Tue Jun 2 11:32:59 CEST 2015

I agree that this would be nice; not sure how feasible.  Could a specific
approach with containers provide a solution?

On Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 11:09 PM, Kasper Daniel Hansen <
kasperdanielhansen at gmail.com> wrote:

> For a substantial number of issues with R CMD check, it is easy to
> reproduce the errors/warnings/notes on my own system; simply update all
> packages and run the test.
> For a small number of errors I have sometimes (over the years) had problems
> reproducing them, perhaps because they are platform specific or because of
> other issues.
> In those cases, especially for packages which I work on infrequently, the
> current submission / check introduces a long delay and - more importantly -
> substantial mental overhead for me.  This is because I submit a fix and
> then I usually have to wait 36-48h to see the result of R CMD check.
> It would be great if we could get access to running R CMD check on all
> three platforms by demand, with a results page which is semi-private (to
> not confuse the package with a fix with the official devel version).  I
> realize this could be misused or introduce a large computational overhead
> on the project.  Perhaps only make this available for packages accepted
> into the project.  But it would be nice.  For example, I have been hunting
> a bug in minfi for like 10 days now, and the fact that I need to wait 48h
> to get the result of a fix, really makes this painful.
> Best,
> Kasper
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