[Rd] "ERROR: installing package indices failed" message when building my package?
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Mon Mar 24 11:53:28 CET 2014
>>>>> Paul Geeleher <paulgeeleher at gmail.com>
>>>>> on Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:04:29 -0500 writes:
> Hey all, I'm currently trying to build an R package and
> don't really know what to make of the error message I'm
> getting. I couldn't find anything helpful online so
> hopefully somebody here can give me a couple of
> pointers. I see the following when I try to build:
> s$ R CMD build --verbose r_package_files/
> Warning: unknown option '--verbose'
> * checking for file 'r_package_files/DESCRIPTION' ... OK
> * preparing 'pRRophetic':
> * checking DESCRIPTION meta-information ... OK
> * installing the package to build vignettes
> * installing *source* package 'pRRophetic' ...
> ** R
> ** data
> ** inst
> ** preparing package for lazy loading
> Warning: replacing previous import by 'genefilter::Anova' when loading
> ** help
> No man pages found in package 'pRRophetic'
Well, this could be it. It may well be that we (R authors) do
require some man pages, and I would not disagree with such a requirement.
Do provide at least a man/pRRophetic-package.Rd file
if nothing else.
You can use promptPackage() to create a prototype for such a
> *** installing help indices
> ** building package indices
> Error in scan(file, what, nmax, sep, dec, quote, skip, nlines, na.strings, :
> line 1 did not have 38 elements
> ERROR: installing package indices failed
> Thanks in advance for any help!
> Dr. Paul Geeleher, PhD
> Section of Hematology-Oncology
> Department of Medicine
> The University of Chicago
> 900 E. 57th St.,
> KCBD, Room 7144
> Chicago, IL 60637
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