[R] R CMD build: "Error in if (any(update))"

Bert Gunter bgunter@4567 @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Mon Jun 10 05:53:31 CEST 2019

Wrong list.
Post to R--package-devel instead. And post in plain text, not html.


Bert Gunter

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On Sun, Jun 9, 2019 at 8:40 PM Rob Foxall <rfoxall27 using gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've got an R package that I periodically create in what I assume is an
> old-fashioned way:
> Within R: use "package.skeleton"
> Outside of R: update e.g. .rd files as appropriate
> Command window: run the following commands
> R CMD build packageName
> R CMD check packageName
> R CMD INSTALL --build packageName
> I am now getting an error on the R CMD build stage. Initially I had wanted
> to remove a package dependency (by not passing some functions to
> package.skeleton and editing my NAMESPACE and DESCRIPTION file
> appropriately), but on getting the error I tried to revert everything back
> to my last successful build (Feb 2019), however, the error persisted:
> R CMD build packageName
> * checking for file 'packageName/DESCRIPTION' ... OK
> * preparing 'packageName' :
> * checking DESCRIPTION meta-information ... OK
> * checking for LF line-endings in source and make files
> * checking for empty or unneeded directories
> * looking to see if a 'data/datalist' file should be added
> Error in if (any(update)) { : missing value where TRUE/FALSE needed
> Execution halted
> I am guessing that the error could be due to any of the last three lines
> that don't have an "OK", but I am completely stuck as to how to narrow it
> down further, and Dr. Google has already failed me.
> Using R version 3.6.0, R tools version (I don't recall if had
> different versions previous time I built this package in Feb 2019).
> Cheers,
> Rob.
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