[R] CMD check - where/what/how?

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 14 16:01:13 CEST 1999

On Wed, 14 Apr 1999, Simon Fear wrote:

> I've seen a few recent references here to `passing the R CMD check'. Is
> this Unix/Linux only? (I'm presuming it's some kind of function
> reference check ... that would be really useful)

Yes, at present. What it does is to run all the examples on the help
pages of a package, which may be useful if there are any!  It needs the
package source as well (although in principle it need not).

I am working on a Windows equivalent.


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