[R] Building package - tab delimited example data issue

Johannes Graumann johannes_graumann at web.de
Thu Dec 6 16:34:46 CET 2007

Peter Dalgaard wrote:

>> Answering to myself and staying with the same example:
>>         system.file("data/stroke.csv",package="ISwR")
>> allows direct access to the example file (name).
> Yes, but...
> This works right until you turn on LazyData for your package, then you
> end up with only
> 00Index  Rdata.rdb  Rdata.rds  Rdata.rdx
> in the data directory. 
How would you do it in that case?

> Use the "inst" source subdir for files you want 
> to have installed explicitly.
Well: you provided the example ;0) - sort of ...

> Also, in principle, it is
> system.file("data", "stroke.csv", package="ISwR")
> although platforms that do not understand "/" as the path separator are
> rare nowadays.
Thanks for that hint!


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