[R-pkg-devel] "Progress reports" for examples in packages.

Henrik Bengtsson henr|k@bengt@@on @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Tue Jul 2 05:36:26 CEST 2019

FWIW, when running

R CMD check mypkg_1.0.tar.gz

the example output is captured to the file
'mypkg.Rcheck/mypkg-Ex.Rout', so you could monitor that one for what's
going on.


On Mon, Jul 1, 2019 at 7:00 PM Rolf Turner <r.turner using auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
> I am currently working on a package such that when "R CMD check" is run
> the procedure seems to disappear into a black hole when it gets to
> the "* checking examples ..." stage.
> Strangely, when I run the examples individually, although they take a
> rather long time, they do not take an "endless" amount of time, so I am
> puzzled.  I would like to be able to isolate where the hang-up is
> occurring so that I can rectify the problem.
> I guess I could, successively, wrap all but one of the examples in
> \dontrun{} and see what happens in each case.  But this is rather
> tedious.  Is there any to get some diagnostic output as to, e.g. which
> example is being checked at the given moment?  Doing R CMD check --help
> does not reveal any useful looking options.
> Thanks for any tips.
> cheers,
> Rolf Turner
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