[Rd] source(..., echo=TRUE) broken in R-2.5.0 alpha and in R-2.6.0 devel
murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Wed Apr 4 15:07:33 CEST 2007
On 4/4/2007 5:21 AM, Martin Maechler wrote:
>>>>>> "Herve" == Herve Pages <hpages at fhcrc.org>
>>>>>> on Tue, 03 Apr 2007 11:29:25 -0700 writes:
> Herve> Hi, I get this error with R-2.5.0 alpha and R-2.6.0
> Herve> devel:
> >> source("http://bioconductor.org/biocLite.R", echo=TRUE)
> Herve> Error in if (timestamp != srcfile$timestamp)
> Herve> warning("Timestamp of '", : missing value where TRUE/FALSE needed
> Indeed, there's a bug
> iff both 'echo' is TRUE and the ``file'' that is sourced is not
> a proper file (but e.g. a http:// connection).
> It looks like the current code in source() and some of its
> helper functions such as getSrcLines()
> have not yet been "robustified" to work correctly in such a case.
> We (R-core) will look at a patch ASAP.
> Herve> Same with 'verbose=TRUE':
> yes, since that automatically uses echo = TRUE
> Herve> The above works fine with R-2.4.1.
Thanks for reporting this.
This is now fixed and committed to svn. It will take a day or two for
the change to make it onto CRAN.
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