[Rd] --as-cran and need to ignore.svn directories
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Mon Mar 12 18:47:47 CET 2012
>>>>> Jari Oksanen <jari.oksanen at oulu.fi>
>>>>> on Mon, 12 Mar 2012 16:59:45 +0000 writes:
> On 12/03/2012, at 18:03 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
>> Good morning:
>> I submitted a package update to CRAN and got a bounce because I had
>> not run R CMD check with "--as-cran". I'd not heard of that before,
>> but I'm glad to know about it now.
>> I see it warns when my functions do use partial argument matching, and
>> I like that advice very much.
>> Also I see this warning
>> * checking package subdirectories ... WARNING Found the following
>> directory(s) with names of version control directories: ./.svn
>> ./R/.svn ./data/.svn ./inst/.svn ./inst/doc/.svn ./inst/examples/.svn
>> ./vignettes/.svn These should not be in a package tarball.
>> Is there a way to cause R to ignore the .svn folders while running R
>> CMD check --as-cran or R CMD build?
>> It seems a little tedious to have to copy the whole directory tree to
>> some other place and remove the .svn folders before building. I can do
>> it, but it just seems, well, tedious. I have the feeling that you
>> "frequent flyers" would have worked around this already.
> I think the best solution is to 'svn export' svn directory to a
> temporary directory/folder:
No, I don't think that should not be needed.
When building the tarball, 'R CMD build' *does* ignore the .svn
folders, at least for me.
Paul's problem was using --as-cran on his SVN *directory*
but that's a slight contradiction in itself, as the CRAN maintainers
always run the checks on a tarball...
> svn export my-svn-directory tmp-pkg-directory
> R CMD build tmp-pkg-directory
> R CMD check --as-cran ...
> The two advantages of 'svn export' that it (1) strips the .svn specific
> files, and (2) it really exports only those files that really are under
> version control. More often than once I have had some non-svn files in
> my svn directory so that *my* version of the package works, but the one
> actually in subversion fails.
> Cheers, Jari Oksanen
> Jari Oksanen, Dept Biology, Univ Oulu, 90014 Finland
> jari.oksanen at oulu.fi, Ph. +358 400 408593, http://cc.oulu.fi/~jarioksa
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