[R-pkg-devel] devtools::revdep_check error message

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Fri Sep 4 00:38:04 CEST 2015

On 03/09/2015 6:07 PM, Chay Ngee Lim wrote:
> Hi,
> I am a first time package developer, having issues with the downstream
> dependency check function -- devtools::revdep_check.
>>From the manual, it seems that by default the current directory will
> be set as the package path so I was working within the package path
> and had completed the checks before going to the downstream dependency
> check but I am getting the following error message:
> Reverse dependency checks for phxnlme
> ===================================================================Installing
> phxnlmeError in normalizePath(path.expand(path), winslash, mustWork) :
>   path[1]="C:\Users\Chay\AppData\Local\Temp\Rtmp001SM6/R-lib": The
> system cannot find the path specified

This sounds like a devtools misuse or bug --- you probably need to ask
about it on the devtools page.  (devtools is not part of R, it is a
contributed package.)

The devtools page is http://github.com/hadley/devtools.

Duncan Murdoch

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