[Rd] if(!CRAN()){...}

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 20:16:27 CET 2012

On 01/11/2012 3:00 PM, Spencer Graves wrote:
> Hello, All:
>         What changes are being considered / planned in the management and
> funding of CRAN and R-Forge to handle the near-exponential growth in the
> number of packages?
>         I ask, because the developers for fda were asked to cut the test
> time on CRAN to below 5 seconds per *.Rd file.  After spending a few
> days on this, we reluctantly eliminated tests using if(!CRAN()){...} in
> the \examples.  Restricting test times and similar changes will keep the
> current system running a little longer, but would not seem to be
> adequate long term.

You're writing to the wrong place:  you should be asking CRAN this 
question.  Their email is cran at r-project.org.  They generally don't 
discuss their operations in R-devel.

Duncan Murdoch

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