[Rd] Problem in vignette packaging of Sweave in utils package

Paul Johnson pauljohn32 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 19:21:03 CEST 2012

In ?Sweave, it refers to Sweave User Manual. In the doc folder of
utils package, I see "Sweave.pdf".

However, I can't find it from within R

> vignette("Sweave User Manual")
Warning message:
vignette ‘Sweave User Manual’ not found

> browseVignettes("utils")
No vignettes found by browseVignettes("utils")

> library(help=utils)

does not refer to any vignettes.

The vignette does not appear in the main page for utils in help.start().

I checked the source code for the Sweave vignette, but I don't see
anything wrong. It has all of the required elements:

%\VignetteIndexEntry{Sweave User Manual}

Am I accessing it incorrectly, or is there something wrong in my
install of R-2.15.1?

> sessionInfo()
R version 2.15.1 (2012-06-22)
Platform: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (64-bit)

 [1] LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8       LC_NUMERIC=C
 [3] LC_TIME=en_US.UTF-8        LC_COLLATE=en_US.UTF-8
 [7] LC_PAPER=C                 LC_NAME=C
 [9] LC_ADDRESS=C               LC_TELEPHONE=C

attached base packages:
[1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] tools_2.15.1
Paul E. Johnson
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1541 Lilac Lane, Room 504     Center for Research Methods
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