[Rd] Rcmd

Uwe Ligges ligges@statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Mon, 08 Oct 2001 19:21:14 +0200

kjetil halvorsen wrote:
> Hola!
> I have problems running Rcmd check (windows 98, R1.3.0)
> It ckoks on an example running a function which calla bringToTop().
> This makes an error because Rcmd check runs the examples with the
> postscript device, and bringToTop does not make sense with that device.
> Howevere, my function is for interactive use, and needs bringToTop.
> How can this be used in examples and still have the possibility to use
> the automatic
> error checking? I also used par(ask=TRUE) and identify in
> examples, but gac
> ve up on that. But there is a general problem that the automatic running
> of example code chocks on code which make sense interactively,
> but not in batch mode. How can this be solved?

Use \dontrun{} as described in the  R-exts  manual.

> Also, it would be nice if the control of exampkles would not stop
> on the first error, but control with further examples, to find all
> errors in one run.

You might want to change the following lines in the perl script "check"
in R's bin directory:

  if(Rsystem($cmd)) {
    $log->error("running examples failed");

Uwe Ligges
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