[Rd] R CMD check should check date in description

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Fri Apr 4 22:40:06 CEST 2008

On 4 April 2008 at 14:05, hadley wickham wrote:
| I'm always forgetting to update the date in DESCRIPTION.  Would it be
| possible to add a warning to R CMD check if it's old?

As I mentioned to Hadley in private mail, a version control system can update
a field like $Date$ or $LastChangedDate$ automagically on writes or
checkins. I use that as I also tend to forget to update the field manually.
For SVN one must set one of the arcane propset fields.

Hth, Dirk

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