[R-pkg-devel] Failed on win-builder

Iñaki Ucar |uc@r @end|ng |rom |edor@project@org
Tue May 28 16:38:40 CEST 2019

On Tue, 28 May 2019 at 16:29, Juhee Lee <ljh988488 using gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello. I'm checking my package for CRAN.
> I check my package on win-builder, then I got these NOTE and WARNING.
> * checking sizes of PDF files under 'inst/doc' ... WARNING
>   'gs+qpdf' made some significant size reductions:
>      compacted 'vignette.ltx.pdf' from 496Kb to 246Kb
>   consider running tools::compactPDF(gs_quality = "ebook") on these files
> * checking installed files from 'inst/doc' ... NOTE
> The following files should probably not be installed:
>   'vignette.ltx.tex'
> Consider the use of a .Rinstignore file: see 'Writing R Extensions',
> or move the vignette sources from 'inst/doc' to 'vignettes'.
> How can I solve these NOTE and WARNING?

Well, doing exactly what the messages suggest, especially in the
second case. In the first case, the easiest way to fix it is to add
the following flag to the build command:

R CMD build --compact-vignettes="both" yourpackage

If you use devtools, there's a parameter to add this extra argument.


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