[R-pkg-devel] R CMD check for a package which depends on not installed other package

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Wed Aug 26 13:03:23 CEST 2015

On 26.08.2015 12:23, Rainer M Krug wrote:
> Hi
> I am working on two packages, where one (EnergyBalance) contains
> general functions and the second package (EnergyBalancePaper) contains
> the data and the analysis of this specific day=ta using the general
> functions ion the package EnergyBalance.
> Now I am trying to clean the packages and I am running
> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
> R CMD build ./PACKAGE && R CMD check PACKAGE_0.0.1.tar.gz
> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
> where everything works fine for EnergyBalance, but EnergyBalancePaper
> depends on EnergyBalance, and I get obviously the following error:
> ,----
> | Package required but not available: ‘EnergyBalance’
> `----
> As they are both still under heavy development, I do not want to install
> them in my main library of R.
> Is there a way of telling R to use ./../library as a library as well in
> the command, or should I define a .Rprofile in the current diractory?
> What is the best approach in such a situation?

Install into that other library and temporarily set R_LIBS_USER that 
points to that additional library.

Uwe Ligges

> Thanks,
> Rainer
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