[R-pkg-devel] CRAN submission spp 1.15.3. NOTE: checking S3 generic/method consistency
Carmen M. Livi
carmen.livi at ifom.eu
Tue Feb 27 12:25:59 CET 2018
Dear Uwe Ligges,
after submitting our package to CRAN we are getting the following NOTE:
* checking S3 generic/method consistency ... NOTE
Found the following apparent S3 methods exported but not registered:
See section 'Registering S3 methods' in the 'Writing R Extensions'
"points.within" is not a S3 method. It is a function defined in the
The package is already widely used in the scientific community.
Therefore renaming the function is not an option as it would cause a lot
of problems to the users.
But I saw that there are several packages available on CRAN that contain
NOTES reporting the same issue. For example:
Do you have an advice on how I can address this problem? Would it be
possible to still proceed with the submission as we are not getting
errors nor warnings?
>> Thanks, we see:
>> * checking top-level files ... NOTE
>> Non-standard file/directory found at top level:
>> * checking S3 generic/method consistency ... NOTE
>> Found the following apparent S3 methods exported but not registered:
>> See section 'Registering S3 methods' in the 'Writing R Extensions'
>> * checking Rd \usage sections ... NOTE
>> S3 methods shown with full name in documentation object 'points.within':
>> The \usage entries for S3 methods should use the \method markup and not
>> their full name.
>> See chapter 'Writing R documentation files' in the 'Writing R
>> Extensions' manual.
>> Is there some reference about the method you can add in the
>> Description field in the form Authors (year) <doi:.....>?
>> Please fix and resubmit.
>> Uwe Ligges
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