[Rd] version numbers for CRAN submissions that give warnings/notes

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Thu Mar 6 21:22:48 CET 2014

On 06/03/2014 2:39 PM, Michael Friendly wrote:
> It often happens that I submit a new revision of a package, say
> mypkg-1.0-10, from R-Forge
> to CRAN after running R CMD check locally and looking at the log files
> on R-Forge.
> But R-Forge has the devel checks disabled, and I get an email from CRAN
> pointing out
> some new warning or note I'm asked to correct.
> OK, I correct this and commit a new rev to R-Forge.  But, is it still
> required to bump the
> version number to mypkg-1.0-11 before resubmitting to CRAN, even though
> mypkg-1.0-10
> did not make it there?
> To do so means also modifying the DESCRIPTION, NEWS and
> mypkg-package.Rd files even for a minor warning or note.

That sounds like a question about CRAN policy, so I think you'll need to 
write to cran at r-project.org for an answer.  But I would assume it could 
cause confusion if you submitted another identically named tarball, and 
I'd recommend bumping the version number.

Duncan Murdoch

More information about the R-devel mailing list