[Rd] R-devel Digest, Vol 115, Issue 18

Terry Therneau therneau at mayo.edu
Wed Sep 19 17:19:50 CEST 2012

On 09/19/2012 09:22 AM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> I understand the issue with time constraints on checks, and I think there are discussions
> in progress about that.  My suggestion has been to put in place a way for a tester to say
> that checks need to be run within a tight time limit, and CRAN as tester will do that in
> cases where it cares about the timing.
Sounds good.

> But even with the current (or past, it may have changed already) behaviour of tight limits
> for CRAN testing, you can put in code in your package that allows for longer tests in
> certain conditions. You'll run them, and if you advertise them, others will run them too.
For me this applies to certain vignettes.  Thanks to a pointer from K Hansen, I'm told I 
can handle this by putting the long one in inst/doc and the short ones in vignettes.
I'll be trying this out soon.

> Duncan Murdoch

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