[R] Revised source to my own package; how to update?

stephen sefick ssefick at gmail.com
Sat Nov 15 03:26:56 CET 2008

you navigate to the directory that the package skeleton is and ...
save any new R functions with the .R extension and it should work just fine.
good luck


On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 8:37 PM,  <rmailbox at justemail.net> wrote:
> I have written some functions that I have now collected into a package. Of course, there are revisions and additions.
> I started by creating a skeleton with package.skeleton. I read and deleted the read and delete me file. I edited the DESCRIPTION file appropriately. I can use the package once I run R CMD INSTALL ... But once I want to revise the package, I get lost.
> Since I have customized the skeleton, I certainly do not want to use package.skeleton again. But how do new functions get into the package? How do their man page skeletons get created? Am I supposed to start working on the source files in the "R" directory that was created by the package.skeleton command? I'm lost.
> I do have the "Writing R Extensions" document, but I cannot find the section that addresses my beginner questions. If I missed something in this (or some other) document that answers these questions, please just point me in that direction.
> I have to do this on Windows if that makes any difference.
> Many Thanks,
> Eric
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Stephen Sefick
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