[Bioc-devel] Can I use .Rbuildignore to ignore .BBSoptions?

Gordon K Smyth @myth @end|ng |rom weh|@edu@@u
Sun Mar 17 12:15:06 CET 2019

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pages, Herve <hpages using fredhutch.org>
> Sent: Saturday, 16 March 2019 3:15 AM
> To: Gordon K Smyth <smyth using wehi.edu.au>; bioc-devel using r-project.org
> Subject: Re: [Bioc-devel] Can I use .Rbuildignore to ignore .BBSoptions?
> Hi Gordon,
> My understanding is that adding .BBSoptions to the .Rbuildignore file will tell 'R
> CMD build' to not include the file in the resulting source tarball, which is good
> (cleaner tarball).

That's right.

> And since the build system reads the .BBSoptions file from the package source
> tree, not from the source tarball, I don't anticipate any problem.

OK, thanks, I'll go ahead and add the buildignore.

> Cheers,
> H.
> On 3/13/19 19:13, Gordon K Smyth wrote:
> > The Rsubread package has a .BBSoptions file to warn the Bioconductor
> package management routines that Rsubread is not available for Windows.
> >
> > R CMD check doesn't know about the .BBSoptions tag and therefore issues a
> NOTE whenever the package is checked. Can I add an .Rbuildignore file to tell R
> CMD check to ignore the .BBSoptions file, or will that cause problems for the
> Bioconductor management routines, i.e., will it make the .BBSoptions file
> invisible to Bioconductor as well?
> >
> > Thanks
> > Gordon
> >
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> > Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
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