[R] R CMD build not excluding .svn

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Oct 1 15:52:37 CEST 2007

It does this via an exclude list which it uses to remove files from a 
staged build.  Printing out the exclude list (at ca line 232) should be 
informative. One possibility is simply that there is a permissions issue 
in deleting that directory.

On Sun, 30 Sep 2007, Michael Lawrence wrote:

> Hi,
> In my package RGtk2, there's a directory called 'src/RGtk2' that contains,
> like all the other directories in the package, a '.svn' directory. It seems
> that R CMD build is somehow missing that one '.svn' in 'src/RGtk2', even
> though it excludes all the other instances of '.svn'.
> I've tried putting 'src/RGtk2/.svn' into the .Rbuildignore, but it does not
> have any effect. I've also looked into the R CMD build script, but I can't
> find where this problem might occur (but then again, perl is not exactly my
> thing). Perhaps it has something to do with having a directory with the same
> name as the package under the 'src' directory?

Pretty unlikely.

> Thanks for the help,
> Michael
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