[R] Getting data loaded

Roger D. Peng rpeng at jhsph.edu
Thu Aug 19 04:26:06 CEST 2004

I think you should load data in a .First.lib() function, or if 
you have a namespace, in a .onLoad() function.


Jim Lemon wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been informed of a bug in the concord package, in that the data files 
> containing the tabulated critical values for Kendall's W are not loaded on 
> the command library(concord).
> I had assumed that the lines in install.R would correspond to the commands to 
> load data in R, e.g.
> data(Wcrit01)
> data(Wcrit05)
> While these work on the command line, I get the errors:
> library(concord)
> Warning messages:
> 1: Data set 'Wcrit01' not found in: data(Wcrit01)
> 2: Data set 'Wcrit05' not found in: data(Wcrit05)
> The section on this in R-exts doesn't seem to have any information on how to 
> write the lines in install.R, nor does Checking and Building Packages. I 
> managed to locate a few install.R files in other packages, but they were all 
> empty. Any hints?
> Jim
> Dr Jim Lemon
> Research Psychologist
> Health Psychology Unit
> University of Technology, Sydney
> Feel free to ignore any garbage beneath this line.

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