[Rd] build, data and vignettes

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Sun Feb 28 18:45:33 CET 2010

On 27.02.2010 03:27, Berwin A Turlach wrote:
> G'day Uwe,
> On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 17:03:10 +0100
> Uwe Ligges<ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de>  wrote:
>> R CMD check executes the R code in the vignettes and checks if that
>> works, and it checks if the PDFs are available. It does not check if
>> it can build the vignettes, because that is only necessary on the
>> maintainer's machine since the PDFs are shipped with the (built)
>> source package.
> Are you implying that "R CMD check" has reverted to its pre-2.6.0
> behaviour?  If I remember correctly, for R versions before 2.6.0  "R
> CMD check" did not attempt to build the vignette, with version 2.6.0 it
> started to do so.  The relvant NEWS entry is:
>      o	R CMD check now (by default) attempts to latex the
>      vignettes rather than just weave and tangle them: this will give a
>      NOTE if there are latex errors.

Ah, thanks for the correction, Berwin. I am living in the past, obviously.


> Cheers,
> 	Berwin

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