[BioC] how to build a R package with the inclusion of inst/extdata

Steve Lianoglou mailinglist.honeypot at gmail.com
Fri Sep 7 00:37:31 CEST 2012


On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 6:25 PM, Yue Li <gorillayue at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear list,
> I wonder if anyone could hint me on how to build a R package with the inclusion of "inst/extdata". Basically, I'm trying to build a R package with some BAM files as my test data used in the examples session from the Rd files.
> If I simply go:
> package.skeleton(name="myPackage", code_files=sourceCode, path="packageBuild")
> and manually copy and past the folder "inst" into the outDir folder then try:
> R CMD build packageBuild

Shouldn't you rather be `cd`-ing into the `packageBuild` directory,
then running `R CMD INSTALL myPackage`?


Steve Lianoglou
Graduate Student: Computational Systems Biology
 | Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
 | Weill Medical College of Cornell University
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