[Rd] When to use LazyLoad, LazyData and ZipData?

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 14:31:11 CET 2007

On Nov 14, 2007 7:01 AM, Bjørn-Helge Mevik <bhs2 at mevik.net> wrote:
> Dear developeRs,
> I've searched the documentation, FAQ, and mailing lists, but haven't
> found the answer(*) to the following:
> When should one specify LazyLoad, LazyData, and ZipData?
> And what is the default if they are left unspecified?
> (*)Except that
> 1) If the package you are writing uses the methods package, specify
> LazyLoad: yes, and
> 2) The optional ZipData field controls whether the automatic Windows
> build will zip up the data directory or no: set this to no if your
> package will not work with a zipped data directory.

There is some information and links regarding LazyLoad on the proto
package home page,
http://r-proto.googlecode.com, in the last section entitled Avoiding R
Bugs in point #1.

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