[R] More problems checking an R package

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Fri Nov 19 11:14:30 CET 2004

michael watson (IAH-C) wrote:
> Hi
> I am having a few more miscellaneous problems when I run R CMD check on
> my package.
> All of the early stuff works OK.  I get a WARNING at the "checking S3
> generic/method consistency" stage, where it seems to think two of my
> fucntions are inconsistent with plot() (I don't understand why it thinks
> that).
> I then get another WARNING indicating that I have an undocumented data
> set called ".Traceback", but I can't find anything called .Traceback on
> my entire system.
> Finally, all my examples run fine, all my Latex is checked and that's
> OK, and I get:
> * creating mypackage-manual.tex ... OK
> * checking mypackage-manual.tex ... ERROR
> LaTeX errors when creating DVI version.
> This typically indicates Rd problems.

See the log file in the check directory, it shows where the error comes 

> This is in contrast to the first line of the output which states:
> * checking for working latex ... OK
> So I'm kind of stuck here.  I'd like to ask if there is something I can
> use to check my Rd files WITHOUT having to run the examples, as the
> examples all take about 30 minutes to run, and so it's not a quick
> bug-tracking cycle...

R CMD check --help  tells you:

R CMD check --no-examples .....

Uwe Ligges

> Any ideas, comments welcome!
> Thanks
> Mick
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