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

Jeff Newmiller jdnewm|| @end|ng |rom dcn@d@v|@@c@@u@
Mon Jun 10 06:36:58 CEST 2019

I don't think they would throw you out for not targeting CRAN, but you will have difficulty almost anywhere you go for help if you don't have a reprex. In any event, this isn't the place to go for package help.

On June 9, 2019 9:29:54 PM PDT, Rob Foxall <rfoxall27 using gmail.com> wrote:
>Apologies for the html. I thought that the R--package-devel list was
>CRAN packages, which this package is not.
>On Mon, Jun 10, 2019 at 11:53 AM Bert Gunter <bgunter.4567 using gmail.com>
>> Wrong list.
>> Post to R--package-devel instead. And post in plain text, not html.
>> Cheers,
>> Bert
>> Bert Gunter
>> "The trouble with having an open mind is that people keep coming
>along and
>> sticking things into it."
>> -- Opus (aka Berkeley Breathed in his "Bloom County" comic strip )
>> On Sun, Jun 9, 2019 at 8:40 PM Rob Foxall <rfoxall27 using gmail.com>
>>> Hi,
>>> I've got an R package that I periodically create in what I assume is
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> different versions previous time I built this package in Feb 2019).
>>> Cheers,
>>> Rob.
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