[Rd] R CMD check dislikes .git directories
murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Wed Apr 22 03:18:32 CEST 2009
On 21/04/2009 8:37 PM, Dan Kelley wrote:
> I think what I'm pasting below will illustrate. (The git repo is
> behind a firewall, so I can't invite folks to download the repo to
> test locally. I could tar up the source and put it on a website if
> that would help.)
> * checking if this is a source package ... OK
> * checking for executable files ... WARNING
> Found the following executable file(s):
Okay, that helps. I don't think the problem is git versus svn, it's
that you've got executable files in a directory where check shouldn't be
looking. I don't think .Rbuildignore would help you.
I'll pass this on as a bug...
> On 2009-04-21, at 9:24 PM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>> On 21/04/2009 8:10 PM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>>> On 21/04/2009 7:59 PM, Dan Kelley wrote:
>>>> This may be new to 2.9.0, but I'm not sure, since I no longer have
>>>> the older
>>>> I notice that R CMD check has no problem with .svn directories,
>>>> but it
>>>> dislikes .git directories. That seems a bit of a problem, for
>>>> folks like me
>>>> who sometimes use git. Perhaps this behaviour could be changed?
>>> According to the R Extensions manual, it excludes dirs named
>>> CVS, .svn, .arch-ids, .bzr, and git. Is .git the right thing to
>>> exclude instead of git, or are both possible?
>> Actually, that looks like a typo in the manual: the code
>> excludes .git, not git. I'll fix the typo, but it means I don't
>> know what error you're talking about. Could you post instructions
>> for reproducing?
>> Duncan Murdoch
>>> The same section points out the workaround: use the .Rbuildignore
>>> file to say what isn't really part of your package.
>>> Duncan Murdoch
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