[Bioc-devel] LazyData in DESCRIPTION file

Vincent Carey @tvjc @end|ng |rom ch@nn|ng@h@rv@rd@edu
Thu Apr 30 00:03:32 CEST 2020

I see this is guideline 7 at

I have used LazyData: TRUE so that [pkgname]::[entity] can be used instead
of data().  The
claim that it is "rarely a good thing" and slows down package loading can
be weighed against
convenience.  I am not sure you should use LazyData to avoid a
documentation warning
however.  Can you give more details on what package is generating the

On Wed, Apr 29, 2020 at 5:34 PM Vinh Tran <tran using bio.uni-frankfurt.de> wrote:

> Dear Bioc members,
> I have just encountered a warning during the CHECK that some data objects
> are used in the documents but not in code (e.g. “Variables with usage in
> documentation object ‘ppTree’ but not in code"). They are the demo data,
> that I am using only in the examples for demonstrate the usage of some
> functions. Adding LazyData: True to the DESCRIPTION can solve that issue,
> but according to the package guidelines it is not recommended. Could you
> please show me what should I do in this case? The demo data is only about
> 15 KB at max.
> Many thanks for your advices!
> Best regards,
> Vinh
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