[Bioc-devel] Bioconductor issue 395: How to stop generating cache folder?

Martin Morgan martin.morgan at roswellpark.org
Thu Jun 29 11:59:34 CEST 2017

On 06/28/2017 09:51 PM, Shakil Mohamad wrote:
> Hi,
> My package name is OPWeight in the GitHub. My issue is, during the R cmd
> check, my package always generates the OPWeight_cache folders. I basically
> need to stop generating OPWeight_files/, OPWeight_cache/, OPWeight.html,
> and OPWeight.R in order to make the package in an acceptable size, which is
> less than 4MB.
> Do I need to delete those files manually all the time or is there any way
> to automatically stop generating those files?

They are being generated because of this line in your vignette


where you say cache=TRUE. Set cache=FALSE or maybe cache = 
getOptions("OPWEIGHT_CACHE", FALSE) (that would need to be tested).

Also, remove the vignette/OPWeigth_* directories from git, and / or add 
~/.Rbuildignore plain text file with vignettes/OPWeight_*.

Test with a new clone of your package

git clone --depth 1 ...
R CMD build OPWeigth

Consider 'cleaning' your git repository to remove traces of the large 
cache files, using 


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