[R-pkg-devel] Resubmitting after a few days
Roy Mendelssohn - NOAA Federal
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Wed Sep 25 16:39:11 CEST 2019
Thanks all. I asked because I don't want to unnecessarily overburden the CRAN maintainers. In this case, it wasn't a minor bug.
> On Sep 25, 2019, at 4:36 AM, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd using debian.org> wrote:
> On 24 September 2019 at 11:43, Roy Mendelssohn - NOAA Federal via R-package-devel wrote:
> | A few days ago I had to resubmit because an external URL I was using in my vignette changed and the nightly builds were issuing warnings. This morning a user reported a bug. I have the fix and a new version, but the test machines, and I suppose it will also be true of CRAN, are unhappy about the interval since last submit. Should I just submit the new version anyway with a note in cram-comments that this is a bug fix.
> Yes: AFAICT these are recommendations to not overburden CRAN.
> And I have hit two distinct types:
> - more than six uploads in six months (which happened when an upstream
> package was hyperactive) which lead me to space uploads out a little more
> as "one a month should be plenty" indeed
> - less than seven days since the last upload (which lead me to just wait two
> days on a very recent "better bug fix to a bug fix" upload I made, and
> then got me the very automated processing)
> You can look in the R sources for what the cutoffs are (which is how I
> confirmed it was 7) and act accordingly. So yes, in sum, explain what you do
> to CRAN -- and some human will generally do the Right Thing.
> (And big thanks and kudos to CRAN for the increased automation documented in
> the short update at the end of the most recent R Journal issue. Very
> impressive, and very well done.)
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