[R] building package

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Sat Jan 22 02:29:32 CET 2011

On 11-01-21 3:33 PM, las65 at buffalo.edu wrote:
> I have built a package that I would like to submit to the CRAN. When I perform a R CMD
> check I get the following warning:
> * checking Rd cross-references ... WARNING
> Error in .find.package(package, lib.loc) :
>    there is no package called 'foreign'
> Calls:<Anonymous>  ->  lapply ->  FUN ->  .find.package
> Execution halted
> I believe this has to do with the fact I use mapply function utilizing internal
> functions I have within the package? Am I wrong in this assumption? How would I remedy
> this in order to get rid of the warning?

This message is about your documentation files, not your R code.  Search 
your .Rd files for "foreign" and either remove the reference, or add a 
Depends statement to your DESCRIPTION saying you depend on the foreign 

Duncan Murdoch

> Any advice is appreciated.
> Thank you
> Lori
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