[Rd] vignette compilation times
rksh1 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Feb 19 12:47:12 CET 2009
thanks for this clarification Uwe
Could I include the r_env_cache/ directory in the package
and then assume that the CRAN checks use
Sweave(.... , driver=weaver())
in which case the process takes about 10 seconds?
Uwe Ligges wrote:
> Robin Hankin wrote:
>> Dear All
>> I am preparing a number of vignettes that require a very long time to
>> process with Sweave. The longest one takes 10 hours. I love the weaver
>> Is a package that includes such a computationally intensive vignette
>> acceptable on CRAN? Are there any guidelines here?
> please try to keep a package below 5 minutes check time. You know,
> it's hard to perform daily checks for 1700 packages if just one
> already runs for 10 hours.
> In reasonable circumstances, we do have exclude lists, but it probably
> does not make sense to provide that computational intensive vignettes.
> Perhaps you can provide some intermediate results in form of Rdata
> files in order to reduce runtime of your vignette's creation (and
> Best wishes,
Robin K. S. Hankin
University of Cambridge
19 Silver Street
Cambridge CB3 9EP
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