[Bioc-devel] package size issue

Boris Steipe bor|@@@te|pe @end|ng |rom utoronto@c@
Sat Apr 27 00:18:54 CEST 2019

I've recently been struggling with this and found to my surprise that even basically empty HTML vignettes are 1Mb in size due to the extensive Javascript they contain. PDF vignettes are much smaller.

Perhaps this helps.

> On 2019-04-26, at 17:44, Jianhai Zhang <zhang.jianhai using hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I am submitting an R package to Bioconductor. I have 2 vignettes and the size is 8M and 2.3M respectively. BiocCheck requires the package size is within 4M, so I cannot pass the check.
> The vignette size is so large since it contains many png images. I have reduced the resolutions of the images and moved all images to github. In the Rmd file I inserted links to these images, but the resulting package size is 5.7M, still over 4M.
> Anyone has suggestions to resolve the package size issue?
> Thanks a lot!
> Regards
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