[R] Simple example of automating testing

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue May 29 18:27:58 CEST 2001

On Tue, 29 May 2001, David Kane  <David Kane wrote:

> Hi,
> Can anyone suggest a simple example of automated testing in R that I might look
> at and learn from? I can think of a variety of ways to do testing in R, but am
> hopeful that there is a standard recommended way. I saw references to testing
> in the "Writing R Extensions" manual, but nothing clear enough (to me!) for me to
> make my own.

How about the examples in the packages such as foreign and rpart on CRAN?
They are running automatically by R CMD check.  Alternatively, R's own
tests directory in the sources will provide lots of examples.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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