[Rd] File permissions test during R CMD check
Martin Maechler <email@example.com>
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 15:18:08 +0100
>>>>> "Dirk" == Dirk Eddelbuettel <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Dirk> I (still) use RCS, and not CVS, for my own projects. R
Dirk> CMD check does not like the 0444 file permissions on
Dirk> files check into RCS.
Dirk> I conjecture that this stems from desire to have the
Dirk> installed files in a state in which they can be
Dirk> edited, but I might be off base ... In case my
Dirk> conjecture holds, would it be possible to relax the
Dirk> restriction during R CMD check, but then install the
Dirk> files as 0644 ?
Dirk, I've had the exaxt same situation months ago (since then
R-devel was "1.4.0 to be") and reacted the same way as you, just
to R-core instead of R-devel back then ....
My solution was to manually "rcs -U" all the relevant files, and
from then on, rcs kept them rw-r--r-- (aka 644) as desired.
I haven't seen a reason why I should use RCS locks when I'm the
only one accessing these files.
Dirk> Other than that, R CMD check is a very impressive
(yes, and because of that and later submission to CRAN
I agree that "--no-perms" is not a solution to me neither).
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