[Rd] Trouble building package using R in development

Hadley Wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 15:52:46 CET 2013

> To what end is the --vanilla here? Writing R Extensions says that R CMD
> check (and R CMD build) are invoked via R --vanilla so that would seem
> redundant, although my experience from several hours working this
> through today suggests there is a difference between R --vanilla CMD
> check and R CMD check.

Maybe that's new? We've certainly had problems with R CMD reading user
startup files, which is why we starting using --vanilla.


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