[R-SIG-Mac] Fwd: Re: [R] Package seems to be present but library don't find it

Berend Hasselman bhh at xs4all.nl
Tue Apr 3 19:04:42 CEST 2012

On 03-04-2012, at 18:50, Duncan Murdoch wrote:

> This is a message from R-help about installing a package in OSX.  The NAMESPACE file contains an error, but the user didn't see the error message when he installed from the Mac GUI.  Is R.app missing one of the output streams?  I see the following in the Windows Rgui:
> > install.packages("d:/temp/HelloWorld_1.0.tar.gz", type="source", repos=NULL)
> * installing *source* package 'HelloWorld' ...
> ** R
> ** preparing package for lazy loading
> ** help
> Warning: C:/Users/murdoch/AppData/Local/Temp/Rtmpm6LVhP/R.INSTALLc4762d6689/HelloWorld/man/HelloWorld-package.Rd:32: All text must be in a section
> Warning: C:/Users/murdoch/AppData/Local/Temp/Rtmpm6LVhP/R.INSTALLc4762d6689/HelloWorld/man/HelloWorld-package.Rd:33: All text must be in a section
> *** installing help indices
> ** building package indices
> ** testing if installed package can be loaded
> Error in namespaceExport(ns, exports) : undefined exports: HelloWorld
> Error: loading failed
> Execution halted
> ERROR: loading failed
> * removing 'F:/R/svn/R-2-15-branch/library/HelloWorld'
> Warning messages:
> 1: running command 'F:/R/svn/R-2-15-branch/bin/i386/R CMD INSTALL -l "F:/R/svn/R-2-15-branch/library"   "d:/temp/HelloWorld_1.0.tar.gz"' had status 1
> 2: In install.packages("d:/temp/HelloWorld_1.0.tar.gz", type = "source",  :
>  installation of package ‘d:/temp/HelloWorld_1.0.tar.gz’ had non-zero exit status

I have tried this.
The package is installed without complaints in both R.app and an interactive R from the Terminal.

Installation only seems to fail with R CMD INSTALL.


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