[BioC] Making data visible in packages (no visible binding for global variable ...)

Richard Pearson richard.pearson at postgrad.manchester.ac.uk
Tue Oct 28 10:37:39 CET 2008


A rather inelegant way to avoid the "no visible binding" message is:




Tarca, Adi wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am trying to write a package that contains one function MYF which
> requires some data (e.g. a matrix X).
> I put the matrix X in the \data folder as a myX.Rdata file. The function
> MYF makes a data(myX) call to make X available within MYF before doing
> some computations.
> The resulting package gets installed and runs fine but when I do the R
> CMD CHECK I get "no visible binding for global variable X".
> I have two questions:
> A) is there a better way to make X visible within MYF rather than making
> a data() call
> B) wht should be done to fix the "no visible binding for global
> variable".
> Thanks,
> Adi Tarca
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