[Rd] Checking package on Windows (and seemingly irreproducible errors in CRAN checks)

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 22:53:58 CEST 2009

That's a check error.  Did you try running R CMD CHECK on it?

Since it appears to happen in an example you could put

around the example although it would be better to get it to the
state that it passes R CMD CHECK without having to do that.

On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 4:31 PM, Carlos J. Gil
Bellosta<cgb at datanalytics.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I submitted a small package, colbycol, to CRAN. I developed it on Linux
> and tested it on my Linux box and another Windows machine. Besides,
> other people kindly tested it in their systems.
> The package seems to "compile" correctly in r-forge for Windows. In
> fact, you can find the binary package at
> http://r-forge.r-project.org/R/?group_id=426.
> However, in CRAN, the Windows package cannot be built according to
> http://cran.r-project.org/web/checks/check_results_colbycol.html
> I cannot reproduce the error. I can guess very little more about what
> could have gone wrong. The error seems to happen at a time when R tries
> to read a temporary file (in a temporary folder) that has just been
> created in a call to a non-R piece of code that does not catch its IO
> exceptions, if any.
> Any ideas? Suggestions?
> Best regards,
> Carlos J. Gil Bellosta
> http://www.datanalytics.com
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