[R-pkg-devel] Issue with including vignettes without building package
alexandre.courtiol at gmail.com
Thu Apr 20 22:30:22 CEST 2017
Thanks but I don't think so, that would imply them to rebuild the
vignettes, which is exactly what I want to avoid.
Without knitr cached chunk it would take forever on their laptops and they
would also need to install tons of packages...
On 20 April 2017 at 21:01, Sven E Templer <sven.templer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Alex,
> what if you run
> devtools::install_github(build_vignettes = TRUE)
> on your students computer?
> See ?devtools::install
> > On 20. Apr 2017, at 15:09, Alexandre Courtiol <
> alexandre.courtiol at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > I am using a package for teaching:
> > my slides are html vignettes, and it is convenient for students to
> > which packages they must install, provide code and datasets.
> > As I am often editing the package live during the course, it would be
> > if I could just push to github and that the student would just have to
> > a devtools::install_github() to get my updated vignettes. I would rather
> > not to have to build the package before pushing to save time.
> > The issues is that I do not want to build the vignettes on install as
> > are very slow to build. On my computer however it is quick because I have
> > cached the knitr chunks output. So I was hoping to just have to run
> > devtools::build_vignettes() on my machine before pushing the files
> > created (./inst/doc) and that the student could just
> > devtools::install_github().
> > I cannot make this work: no vignettes are found after install. When I do
> > check the repository beeing installed on their computers, the html, Rmd
> > R files corresponding to the vignettes are present in ./doc, so it is not
> > an issue of having the wrong .gitgnore configuration.
> > I have read about many vignettes related issues on the net, but I did not
> > find something dealing with this precise issue.
> > PS: I know about the R.rsp hack, but I would prefer to find a solution
> > direct.
> > Best,
> > Alex
> > --
> > Alexandre Courtiol
> > http://sites.google.com/site/alexandrecourtiol/home
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