[Rd] R CMD check and missing imports from base packages

Gábor Csárdi csardi.gabor at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 05:07:09 CEST 2015

On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 8:12 PM, Paul Gilbert <pgilbert902 at gmail.com> wrote:
> As I recall, several packages mask the simulate generic in stats, if you
> are looking for examples.

FWIW, here is a list of base* functions masked** by CRAN packages:
Look at the long table in the end. simulate indeed comes up 16 times. (But
read ** below.)

* This only includes functions in base packages that are attached by
** The CRAN function names were taken from the manual page aliases, so a
couple of them are not really function names, and some of them are probably
not masking anything, but defining an S3 generic. This was a lot simpler
than going over the namespaces of all CRAN packages.

It seems that several base functions are masked, by several packages. I
would need to get a better CRAN function list, though.



> Paul Gilbert

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