gb at stat.umu.se
Tue Jul 28 16:59:59 CEST 2009
Peter Dalgaard wrote:
> Göran Broström wrote:
>> When checking an R package of mine, I get
>> * checking R files for syntax errors ... WARNING
>> Warning in Sys.setlocale("LC_CTYPE", "en_US") :
>> OS reports request to set locale to "en_US" cannot be honored
>> 'Sys.setlocale' is not used in any of my R functions. What should I do
>> to fix the Warning? I have never seen this before.
>> My locale is "sv_SE", on ubuntu 9.04
>> > sessionInfo()
>> R version 2.9.1 Patched (2009-07-27 r49006)
>> attached base packages:
>>  stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
> The logic is in src/library/tools/R/QC.R (.check_package_code_syntax).
> If I read correctly, the underlying reason could be that you have
> "Encoding: latin1" in DESCRIPTION.
> For a workaround, you could play with the R_ENCODING_LOCALES environment
> variable (documented in R-exts), but I suspect it is easier just to
> install en_US.
Thanks, I installed en_US and the Warning went away.
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