[R] Including data when building an R package in windows
michael watson (IAH-C)
michael.watson at bbsrc.ac.uk
Wed May 9 12:09:02 CEST 2007
I forgot to mention. After using package.skeleton(), I replaced the six .rda files with a single .Rdata file that contained all six data frames.
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Subject: [R] Including data when building an R package in windows
I've done this before, but when I tried the same thing this time, it didn't work.
I'm using R 2.4.1 on windows.
I have 6 data frames that I want to include in a package I am building. Instead of making users issue six different "data(...)" commands, I want to wrap them all up in one file so that users issue one "data(...)" command and have access to all six data sets.
I had the functions and data loaded in R, nothing else, used package.skeleton() to create the structure.
Edited everything I needed to (help etc)
Ran "R CMD INSTALL --build DetectiV" in MS-DOS, the package built.
Installed the zip file. Everything fine.
data set 'DetectiV' not found in: data(DetectiV)
C:\Program Files\R\R-2.4.1\library\DetectiV\data contains filelist and Rdata.zip.
Rdata.zip contains a file called DetectiV.Rdata.
This the exact same structure I have in place for another of my packages - and that one works when I issue data(...) commands, whereas this one doesn't.
So, any ideas what I am doing wrong?
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