[Rd] [R logs] Help in develop a simply logs package
murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 16:29:48 CEST 2014
On 07/10/2014 10:16 AM, DataK - B. THIEURMEL wrote:
> Thank. withCallingHandlers() and "pander::evals" seem to be very
> interesting, but little adapted to the analysis of one or several
> scripts R / of many lines of code. Our goal is one packages requiring no
> modifications of code R to be able to get back all the desired
> Is-there a hope in seeing R core team adding two options warn and
> message with the same features as options(error) ? Or if we try (and
> succeed) to code a patch for it, to see it integrating in R ?
No, I don't think so. withCallingHandlers is all you need for your purpose.
> I think that it would be very useful.
> Le 2014-10-07 14:38, Gergely Daróczi a écrit :
> > On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 2:21 PM, Duncan Murdoch
> > <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 07/10/2014, 7:04 AM, DataK - B. THIEURMEL wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> With the use of R in production, it is necessary to have a system
> >> of
> >>> logs effective, and light.
> >>> Package exist as to futile.logger, but it require the additional
> >> coding
> >>> of logs. So it is thus impossible / very difficult to use it with
> >> all
> >>> package them used in the calculation
> >>> Our idea is to develop one packages global, simple, who would
> >> allow to
> >>> identify all the errors, warning, message generated by the
> >> functions
> >>> stop(), warning() and message() stop as well as by signals and
> >>> internally code, with log levels configurable later by package,
> >>> functions...
> >>> One way is to overwrite temporarily the functions stop(),
> >> warning() and
> >>> message() of base package, but I think is not a good thing, and
> >>> furthermore, we lose all signals and internally "message"...
> >>> A good use of options(error) seems to do the perfect job, but
> >> only for
> >>> error...
> >>> Our problem / question :
> >>> - At present, how it is possible to have the same features for
> >> messages
> >>> and warnings? (like options(errors)) (I don't find...)
> >>> - Would new options be possible in a near future R ?
> >>> - Have there better / other possibilities to handle all the
> >> warnings,
> >>> message of the way which we wish?
> >> withCallingHandlers() lets you evaluate expressions with code
> >> to catch
> >> messages, warnings and errors.
> > That's exactly what I'm using in "pander::evals" to capture all
> > error/warning/normal messages while evaluating an R command, and to
> > also capture the results (as R objects), stdout and the printed
> > version of the object -- which might be useful in a custom
> > environment. E.g. I use this function to evaluate all R chunks in
> > markdown document and also to store all R messages run at the
> > rapporter.net  API. Please let me know if anyone is interested, and
> > I will start cleaning up the related codebase and publish on GH --
> > although "pander" and "evals" is already
> > there: https://github.com/Rapporter/pander 
> > Quick demo: http://pastebin.com/jCUkgKim 
> >> I don't know if there's a way to evaluate every expression entered
> >> at
> >> the console within withCallingHandlers() for an effect like
> >> options(error=), but you can certainly write code to read a file
> >> and
> >> evaluate every expression in it within a withCallingHandlers()
> >> call.
> >> Duncan Murdoch
> >>> Hope is clear. Open to any suggestions.
> >>> Thank you in advance
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> > Links:
> > ------
> >  https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel
> >  http://rapporter.net
> >  https://github.com/Rapporter/pander
> >  http://pastebin.com/jCUkgKim
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