[Rd] 2 \alias{obj}

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon, 10 Apr 2000 21:30:37 +0100 (BST)

On Mon, 10 Apr 2000, Paul Gilbert wrote:

> R CMD build does not seems to complain about an alias for the same
> object in two different .Rd files. Should that be allowed? I don't see
> when it would be legitimate.  (And I didn't intend to do this and would
> have expected for a warning.)

If you mean in the same package, just installing will object. (As with
survreg.old in survival5, Thomas.)  If in different packages, no ban!

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
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