[R-pkg-devel] problem with submitting to CRAN (windows)

Krzysztof Bartoszek krzb@r @end|ng |rom protonm@||@ch
Wed Jun 2 12:35:05 CEST 2021

Thank you. The only problem, as I wrote, is that neither my package, mvSLOUCH, nor any package that mvSLOUCH imports from depends on gtools.
In particular nowhere in mvSLOUCH do I use any call to anything from gtools nor to any function called combinations.

Best wishes
Krzysztof Bartoszek

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On Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:25 AM, Hugh Parsonage <hugh.parsonage using gmail.com> wrote:

> Probably a consequence of gtools having build errors
> (https://cran.r-project.org/web/checks/check_results_gtools.html)
> I'd recommend reconsidering use of the package until the problems are
> resolved. In the meantime, put gtools is Suggests for the use of
> combinations(). Note the base R functions choose and combn that might
> be sufficient (and certainly more available).
> On Wed, 2 Jun 2021 at 20:17, Krzysztof Bartoszek krzbar using protonmail.ch wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > I am trying to submit an update of my mvSLOUCH package to CRAN an am getting the following problem from the automatic pretest:
> > Dear maintainer,
> > package mvSLOUCH_2.6.5.tar.gz does not pass (yesterday and today) the incoming checks automatically, please see the following pre-tests:
> > Windows: https://win-builder.r-project.org/incoming_pretest/mvSLOUCH_2.6.5_20210602_103000/Windows/00check.log
> > Status: 1 ERROR
> > Debian: https://win-builder.r-project.org/incoming_pretest/mvSLOUCH_2.6.5_20210602_103000/Debian/00check.log
> > Status: OK
> > The windows error in https://win-builder.r-project.org/incoming_pretest/mvSLOUCH_2.6.5_20210602_103000/Windows/00install.out
> > is
> > ** byte-compile and prepare package for lazy loading
> > Error: object 'combinations' is not exported by 'namespace:gtools'
> > Execution halted
> > ERROR: lazy loading failed for package 'mvSLOUCH'
> > Interestingly when I today submited to winbuilder (devel) no such issues are raised (yesterday the same issue was raised by winbuilder-devel):
> > https://win-builder.r-project.org/Ou1tDLkY8HVB/
> > It feels a bit strange that this package dependency fails only for Windows, especially as neither mvSLOUCH nor any of the packages it imports from depend on gtools.
> > I would be very grateful for assistance.
> > Best wishes
> > Krzysztof Bartoszek
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