[Rd] CRAN packages maintained by you

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Apr 10 19:41:21 CEST 2007

I only see analogue (sic), but is this not related to the

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?  Debian is very fond of subdividing packages, and I suspect it is the 
standard glibc UTF-8 locale ("en_US.utf8") that is missing.  There is an 
override for such people, to set R_ENCODING_LOCALES, and looks like they 
have lost their setting.  Kurt had this working once, maybe on a different 

On Tue, 10 Apr 2007, Gavin Simpson wrote:

> On Sat, 2007-04-07 at 08:40 +0200, Kurt Hornik wrote:
>> Dear maintainers of CRAN packages,
>> This concerns the packages
> <snip />
>> And now keep the updates rolling in ...
> Dear R Developers,
> I was recently emailed by the CRAN maintainers about warnings for my two
> packages, analog and cocorresp, that are on CRAN.
> I have built both packages (the versions on CRAN plus new,
> in-development versions) under R 2.4.1, R 2.5.0-alpha [r41095] and R
> 2.6.0 (on two separate machines, both of which run FC 5 linux) and
> cannot replicate the error message that the Daily Check Summary page
> quotes:
> "checking R files for syntax errors ... WARNING
> Warning in Sys.setlocale(category, locale) :
> OS reports request cannot be honored",
> Which I get only for the R pre-release (r-prerel) on Linux ix86 and Mac
> OS X ix86 versions.
> I am actually at a loss as to what the problem might be. My packages
> don't use Sys.setlocale() and I am not familiar enough with what this
> function does to suggest why it might be causing a problem on the CRAN
> servers.
> Does anyone have any suggestions as to what might be causing these
> warnings or how I might track down the problem?
> All the best,
> G
>> Best
>> -k

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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