[Rd] Running package tests and not stop on first fail

Brian G. Peterson brian at braverock.com
Fri Nov 4 16:37:18 CET 2016

On Fri, 2016-11-04 at 16:24 +0100, Martin Maechler wrote:
> >>>>> Jan Gorecki <J.Gorecki at wit.edu.pl>
> >>>>>     on Fri, 4 Nov 2016 11:20:37 +0000 writes:
>     > Martin, I submitted very simple patch on
>     > https://bugs.r-project.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17176
>     > Herve, While I like your idea, I prefer to keep my patch
>     > simple, it is now exactly what Martin mentions. I think it
>     > is a good start that can eventually be extended later for
>     > what you are asking.
> I tend to agree; this seems indeed much easier than I
> anticipated.  Thank you, Jan!
> I'm testing a version which uses the logical variable
> 'stop_on_error' rather than 'no_stop_on_error' (because
> !no_stop_on_error is hard to mentally parse quickly).
> My proposed name  '--no-stop-on-error'  was a quick shot; if
> somebody has a more concise or better "English style" wording
> (which is somewhat compatible with all the other options you see
> from 'R CMD check --help'),
> please speak up.

I might suggest 


with default=TRUE to match current functionality.

This might avoid any confusion related to the behavior of continuing to
run examples on error in R CMD check.



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