[R-pkg-devel] R CMD check "unable to verify current time"
murdoch@dunc@n @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Thu Aug 27 20:17:17 CEST 2020
R tries to get the time from
The first one doesn't accept UTC as a timezone; it appears to want
etc/UTC instead. The second one is offline.
If both of those fail, you'll get the message you saw.
On 27/08/2020 1:23 p.m., John Fox wrote:
> Dear r-package-devel list members,
> I got the following note when checking two different packages today
> --as-cran, both under R 4.0.2 and under R-devel, on my Windows 10 and
> macOS Catalina systems, and on several platforms on rhub:
> * checking for future file timestamps ... NOTE
> unable to verify current time
> I'm writing to inquire about the note because no one else has mentioned
> this problem recently, in case it's produced by something that I'm
> doing. There is a discussion of a similar problem from 2019 at
> Both packages that I was checking are close to CRAN releases and so I'd
> like to know whether I can disregard the note.
> Any help would be appreciated.
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