[R] Fwd: Which external functions are called in a package?

Jeff Newmiller jdnewm|| @end|ng |rom dcn@d@v|@@c@@u@
Sat Jan 4 01:49:46 CET 2020

No, sorry, I misunderstood your question.

a) Read the NAMESPACE file of package B? If they use importFrom that would be specific enough.

b) "Suggests" can refer to usage that does not even appear in the loaded package at all.

c) Try asking in the r-package-devel mailing list?

On January 3, 2020 1:52:51 PM PST, Hans W Borchers <hwborchers using gmail.com> wrote:
>Jeff, the problem is:
>There I see the packages that depend on mine, but not which functions
>are used
>Or maybe I misunderstood your comment.
>On Fri, 3 Jan 2020 at 22:49, Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil using dcn.davis.ca.us>
>> If you are so lucky as to have this problem, perhaps you could take a
>look at the reverse dependencies on your packages' CRAN web page.
>> On January 3, 2020 1:45:42 PM PST, Hans W Borchers
><hwborchers using gmail.com> wrote:
>> >You are absolutely right. I forgot that there is a difference
>> >the unpacked and the installed directory of a package. The
>> >documentation of the *pkgapi* package in development is quite scarce
>> >and does not mention the details. Thanks for the tip.
>> >
>> >--HW
>> >
>> >PS: Still I would like to learn about other approaches for listing
>> >external calls of a package. This must be a general problem for
>> >package developers whose packages are depended on by many other CRAN
>> >packages.
>> >
>> >
>> >On Fri, 3 Jan 2020 at 20:19, Duncan Murdoch
><murdoch.duncan using gmail.com>
>> >wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I'm not really familiar with pkgapi, but I believe the first
>> >is
>> >> to the source directory for a package.  It looks as though you are
>> >> pointing to the installed copy of it.
>> >>
>> >> Duncan Murdoch
>> >
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>> Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.

Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.

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