[R-pkg-devel] Lazy data compression for packages without data folder

Jeff Newmiller jdnewm|| @end|ng |rom dcn@d@v|@@c@@u@
Thu Apr 1 18:04:27 CEST 2021

I don't think those settings apply to that file. Search for "sysdata.rda" in [1].

[1] https://cran.r-project.org/doc/manuals/r-release/R-exts.html

On April 1, 2021 3:11:17 AM PDT, Peter Ruckdeschel <peter.ruckdeschel using web.de> wrote:
>I just noticed that, last week-end, R CMD build was changed to remove
>‘LazyData’ and
>‘LazyDataCompression’ fields from the ‘DESCRIPTION’ file of packages
>without a ‘data’
>Now, in our package "RobAStRDA" published on CRAN in version 1.2.0
>2019-03-11, we 
>deliberately do have a ‘LazyData´ field in the ‘DESCRIPTION’ file of
>the package
>without a ‘data’ folder.
>This package just contains a sysdata.rda file with a large amount of
>interpolation grids
>and functions not to be analyzed as statistical data but rather to be
>used for speed-ups
>in our package "RobExtremes" (also on CRAN).
>What is the recommended way to achieve this, i.e., use the sysdata.rda
>file in compressed
>form and in lazy data format without placing it into a ‘data’ folder?
>Any suggestions welcome,
>best regards, Peter (Ruckdeschel)
>R-package-devel using r-project.org mailing list

Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.

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