[Rd] inst/ and hidden files/directories, especially inst/.svn/?
ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Thu Nov 4 10:29:22 CET 2010
On 03.11.2010 19:26, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 9:50 AM, Uwe Ligges
> <ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de> wrote:
>> Yes, ".svn" is special cased.
> Note that it does not seem to be the case for the *.zip archive, only
> for the *.tar.gz archive, as I showed.
I do not see how it can go at all into a zip archive if the recommended
way of creating Windows binaries is used: Please create Windows binary
packages by running R CMD INSTALL --build on the tarball.
>> Uwe Ligges
>> On 02.11.2010 23:53, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
>>> In Section 'Package subdirectories' of 'Writing R Extensions', it
>>> says about the inst/ directory that:
>>> "The contents of the inst subdirectory will be copied recursively to
>>> the installation directory (except perhaps hidden files with names
>>> starting with ‘.’)."
>>> Indeed, on Windows with R v2.12.0 patched (2010-11-01 r53513) and R
>>> v2.13.0 devel (2010-11-01 r53513), if you have:
>>> that subdirectory .bar/ will be included in the *.tar.gz and *.zip
>>> builds. However, .svn/ is as in:
>>> is only included in the *.zip file, not the *.tar.gz file.
>>> Is this expected? The "perhaps" in the documentation indicates that.
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