[Rd] Package manpage DCF hooks

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 09:12:31 CET 2005

What I do is make my whatever-package.Rd page be
the central page where one can get a list of all
the other places one can look for info (rather than
placing the info itself there).  See, for example,


On 11/14/05, Paul Roebuck <roebuck at mdanderson.org> wrote:
> Was looking at what was output for <pkgname>-package.Rd
> and wondered if any there was any means (via macro, etc)
> to merge some of the same information with a template
> for my package manpage? As much (all?) of the generated
> information was already provided in the DESCRIPTION, I'd
> prefer not to have to update the information in multiple
> places. I'm thinking here that I could provide a template
> file "<pkgname>-package.Rd.in" and during build, the
> DCF information could be substituted appropriately and
> "<pkgname>-package.Rd" would be output.
> see also:
>    promptPackage method
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> SIGSIG -- signature too long (core dumped)
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