[Rd] Hidden files in source packages
bhh at xs4all.nl
Mon Aug 27 10:10:11 CEST 2012
On 27-08-2012, at 09:46, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> R-devel has been warning for some time about hidden files (in the Unix sense, starting with a period) in source packages. We could get R CMD build and the CRAN incoming scripts to remove these *if* we knew that they were never needed.
> It seems clear that
> are R leftovers,
> is from an Apple filesystem and
> .tex .log .aux .pdf .png
> are junk (as file names, not extensions).
> However, is there ever any reason for any of
Isn't that .hgtags?
> to be in a source package tarball? (For some of these it is not clear where they come from since there are multiple possible origins.)
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