[Rd] Where to put package vignettes
h.wickham at gmail.com
Thu Feb 20 16:55:02 CET 2014
You also need to make sure that your knitr vignettes include
See http://yihui.name/knitr/demo/vignette/ for full details.
On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 8:56 AM, baptiste auguie
<baptiste.auguie at gmail.com> wrote:
> You should take the following steps: 1) upgrade R, 2) specify
> VignetteBuilder: knitr in your DESCRIPTION file, 3) check how other CRAN
> packages using knitr do it (e.g. knitr itself). No makefile is needed, that
> was a temporary workaround, now irrelevant.
> On 20 February 2014 11:45, Søren Højsgaard <sorenh at math.aau.dk> wrote:
>> Sorry but I've never made it beyond Sweave in connection with R packages;
>> we will have to wait for more insight from others.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Guillermo.Vinue at uv.es [mailto:Guillermo.Vinue at uv.es]
>> Sent: 20. februar 2014 15:43
>> To: Søren Højsgaard
>> Cc: r-devel at r-project.org
>> Subject: RE: [Rd] Where to put package vignettes
>> Dear Søren,
>> Thank you very much for your answer, it solved my problem and now my
>> package can be installed both on Linux and Windows and the vignette is
>> available in both systems. I put the vignette in /vignettes.
>> However, unfortunately my problems have not ended here. As mentioned, my
>> vignette is built with knitr and with the following commands:
>> 1) R CMD check foo
>> 2) R CMD build foo
>> 3) R CMD INSTALL foo_xxx.tar.gz
>> the vignette is built with Sweave!
>> I have read in http://yihui.name/knitr/demo/vignette/ that in that case,
>> a Makefile should be incorporated.
>> I have incorporated in /inst/doc the makefile from
>> however, my vignette is still built with Sweave. I use R 2.15.2.
>> How can I fix this performance?.
>> Thank you very much again.
>> Best regards,
>> > My understanding is this:
>> > 1) Put vignettes files (.Rnw files) in the /vignettes subdirectory. 2)
>> Build the package foo with R CMD build foo. 3) Install the package with R
>> CMD INSTALL foo_xxx.tar.gz
>> > Then the vignettes will be available. However you can also install the
>> package with R CMD INSTALL foo, but then the vignettes will *not* be
>> available (because it is in the build process that the vignettes go from
>> /vignettes to /inst/doc)
>> > Regards
>> > Søren
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: r-devel-bounces at r-project.org
>> [mailto:r-devel-bounces at r-project.org] On Behalf Of Guillermo.Vinue at uv.es
>> > Sent: 20. februar 2014 12:19
>> > To: r-devel at r-project.org
>> > Subject: [Rd] Where to put package vignettes
>> > Dear R-devel list,
>> > My name is Guillermo Vinué. I have created an R package that includes
>> a vignette. Earlier on, to test my package, I tried to install it both in
>> Linux and Windows and it worked. My vignette was in /inst/doc.
>> > Now, I have finished for good and before submitting my package to CRAN
>> I've tried to install it again first in Linux and then in Windows (I
>> removed that first installation some time ago).
>> > My package was succesfully installed in Linux (Fedora 18 and R 2.15.2)
>> and the vignette was available. However, when trying to install it in
>> Windows (R 3.0.2), unfortunately the vignette didn't appear. My vignette is
>> build with knitr.
>> > In fact, if I first install the package on Windows, the vignette is
>> accesible, but then in Linux, not.
>> > I have read that as from R 2.14.0 the preferred location for the
>> Sweave sources is the subdirectory vignettes of the source packages, but
>> for compatibility with earlier versions of R, vignette sources will be
>> looked for in inst/doc if vignettes does not exist.
>> > Where do I have to put my vignette so that it could be available with
>> any installation and which files (.Rnw or .pdf) should be included?.
>> > I hope you can clarify my doubts. I have seen the collection of prior
>> postings to the list, but I have not found a specifical answer to my
>> doubts .
>> > Thank you very much in advance.
>> > Best regards,
>> > Guillermo
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