[Rd] Command completion of the R binary / Ubuntu

Deepayan Sarkar deepayan.sarkar at r-project.org
Wed Jan 11 13:03:12 CET 2012

On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 4:16 PM, Claudia Beleites
<claudia.beleites at ipht-jena.de> wrote:
> Dear Deepayan and dear list,
> I notice a small inconsistency with the command completion of the R CMD
> check. --no-latex is deprecated sincs R 2.12.0 and defunct since 2.13.0
> but the command line completion still suggests it:
> cb at cbdesktop:~/r-devel$ bin/R CMD check --no-<here I hit tab>
> --no-clean      --no-examples   --no-latex      --no-vignettes
> --no-codoc      --no-install    --no-tests
> cb at cbdesktop:~/r-devel$ bin/R CMD check --no-latex
> Fehler: '--no-latex' is defunct: use '--no-manual' instead
> I gather the command line options could be updated to current R CMD
> check in file /etc/bash_completion.d/R:
> cb at cbdesktop:~/tmp$ diff R /etc/bash_completion.d/R
> 244,247c244,245
> <                   --no-install --no-tests --no-vignettes --no-manual \
> <           --no-rebuild-vignettes --install-args  --check-subdirs \
> <           --extra-arch --multiarch --no-multiarch --force-multiarch \
> <                   --timings  --use-gct --use-valgrind --rcfile"
> ---
>>                   --no-install --no-tests --no-vignettes --no-latex \
>>                   --use-gct --use-valgrind --rcfile"
> I gather from the mailing list archives, that the original is available at
> http://code.google.com/p/rcompletion/source/browse/trunk/bash_completion/R
> Should I suggest the patch there? Will changes propagate to the packaged
> linux distributions from there or should the updated file be brought to
> the attention somewhere else?

Thanks for the patch.

I believe only Debian/Ubuntu package it (and this would have been more
appropriate for r-sig-debian). I'll coordinate with Dirk et al to
update the relevant files.


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