R chek of package VR is broken (PR#1683)
Tue, 18 Jun 2002 17:33:30 +0100 (BST)
On Tue, 18 Jun 2002, Kurt Hornik wrote:
> >>>>> ripley writes:
> > On Mon, 17 Jun 2002, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> >> On Mon, Jun 17, 2002 at 10:00:11PM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >> > and the under-qualified pilot applied it to a *binary* installed package,
> >> > despite the emphasized warning.
> >> I wonder if "R CMD check ... " could abort with an error message if it is
> >> applied to a binary package?
> > I am not sure how simple that is. It used to be hard to tell source
> > and binary packages apart. What we can do is to test for Built: in
> > the DESCRIPTION file, which will cope with people who have built the
> > package recently.
> This was introduced in 1.4 I think (?) so it seems we can change the
> heuristics now to rely on the correspondence Built: <-> binary. I will
> soon (once I have time again) change INSTALL accordingly.
Not necessarily, as people do manually install packages. I've added the
test for Built in R CMD check for 1.6.0, which should catch a lot of
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