[Rd] Should demo files be run as part of R CMD check?

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Fri Apr 7 23:33:16 CEST 2006

On Fri, 7 Apr 2006, hadley wickham wrote:

> I was a bit suprised to note that demo files are not run as part of R
> CMD check.  This seems out of keeping with the philosophy of running
> all code contained in the package (in the source, in examples etc).
> Should demo files be checked as part of R CMD check?

The rationale may be that a demo is entitled to assume it is being run 
interactively.  Checking demo(tkdensity), for example, would be 


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