[Rd] VignetteBuilder: Unlike other package fields, it does not support version specifiers
murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 03:40:30 CET 2013
On 13-02-13 6:43 PM, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
> Just an observation/FYI on the new DESCRIPTION field 'VignetteBuilder'
> available in R devel:
> Unlike other package fields (Depends, Imports and Suggests),
> VignetteBuilder does not support version specifiers, e.g.
> VignetteBuilder: R.rsp (>= 0.8.2)
Yes, that's by design. It doesn't indicate how the package depends on
R.rsp, only that the R.rsp package needs to be loaded before vignettes
are built. You have to choose Depends, Imports or Suggests as well, and
that's where the version dependency goes.
> but only
> VignetteBuilder: R.rsp
> If adding a version specifier, 'R CMD build' complaints with an:
> ** installing vignettes
> Error in loadNamespace(pkg) : there is no package called 'R.rsp(>=0.8.2)'
> ERROR: installing vignettes failed
> R Under development (unstable) (2013-02-12 r61929)
> Platform: x86_64-w64-mingw32/x64 (64-bit)
> As I said, just an FYI.
> PS. Also, thanks for adding support for non-Sweave vignettes!
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