[Rd] Package size NOTE in R CMD check
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Oct 29 07:51:38 CET 2013
On 29/10/2013 00:19, Gábor Csárdi wrote:
> How does one "fix" this:
> R CMD check --as-cran --timings igraph_0.6.5.999-54.tar.gz
> * checking installed package size ... NOTE
> installed size is 5.9Mb
> sub-directories of 1Mb or more:
> libs 4.0Mb
> Are maintainers expected to break up the package in this case?
> I can see that the NOTE is useful to avoid garbage in the package, but
> since the libs directory is created by R CMD INSTALL, it is relatively hard
> to put garbage there.
Actually people do manage to get garbage in their .so files.
> Not a critical issue, but it would be nice to have a clean check results
'Clean'? According to whom?
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