[R] How is the binding for a super assignment made visible?

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Tue Sep 2 18:33:31 CEST 2008

You could try using an assign statement instead:

assign("Globals", list(), .GlobalEnv)

and see if it complains about that or not.

On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 10:01 PM,  <morphwj at comcast.net> wrote:
> The statement Globals <<- list() in the body of a function in a package was intended to write an empty list to the R workspace to collect results during the computations of the function.  A package name space has not been specified.
> The package appears to function correctly, but
> during the R CMD check of the package while "checking R code for possible problems ... NOTE",
> no visible binding for '<<-' assignment to 'Globals' is displayed.
> Can you tell in this case why the binding needs to be visible?  What statement might do that?  A specific reference in the R manuals would be appreciated.
> Bill Morphet
> ATK Space Systems, Launch Systems, Nozzle Structural Analysis
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