[Bioc-devel] [R-pkg-devel] DESCRIPTION file building problem
becker.gabe at gene.com
Wed Mar 21 23:15:22 CET 2018
Does this ever happen if you build in the parent directory? I don't think
building within the package directory is best practice and I'm not sure
it's (officially) supported at all. The error message seems to support that.
On Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 9:40 AM, Dario Righelli <dario.righelli at gmail.com>
> I've a package with a DESCRIPTION file inside of it, as usual.
> It's a couple of times that, when I try to build the package on my local
> machine or on travis-ci, I get this error:
> Building package
> Building with: R CMD build
> 0.74s$ R CMD build .
> * checking for file ‘./DESCRIPTION’ ... OK
> * preparing ‘mypackage’:
> * checking DESCRIPTION meta-information ...OK
> * cleaning src
> Error in .read_description(ldpath) :
> file 'mypackage/DESCRIPTION' does not exist
> Execution halted
> Someone knows what does it depends on?
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Gabriel Becker, Ph.D
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
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