[R-pkg-devel] CRAN upload and prechecking confusion

Brian G. Peterson brian at braverock.com
Thu Aug 24 09:59:55 CEST 2017

On 08/24/2017 02:28 AM, Johannes Graumann wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to submit a new version (0.10.2) of my package
> (multipanelfigure) to CRAN and have received the following email:
>> Dear maintainer,
>> package multipanelfigure_0.10.2.tar.gz does not pass the incoming
>> checks automatically, please see the pre-test at:
>> <https://win-builder.r-project.org/incoming_pretest/170824_085724_mul
>> tipanelfigure_0102/00check.log>
>> Status: 2 NOTEs
>> Current CRAN status: ERROR: 1, OK: 10
>> See: <https://CRAN.R-project.org/web/checks/check_results_multipanelf
>> igure.html>
> This is confusing. What's the deal breaker?
> The 2 Notes (which are timing issues related to drawing grid graphics)
> or
> the Error on x86_64-apple-darwin15.6.0 which is based on the fact that
> gridGraphics is unavailable for that platform and even more
> confungsingly seems to be based on the former version (0.9.0) of the
> package ...

The URL's you've referenced have both expired.

I would suggest re-running your package checks using R-devel on RHub and 
Winbuilder first, and copying any output you receive.

Then it will be easier for others to help you.



Brian G. Peterson
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