[R] Avoid re-building a vignette
ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Mon Feb 11 16:04:55 CET 2013
On 11.02.2013 15:44, Terry Therneau wrote:
> I once knew the answer to this, but can't find where I found it.
> Say I have a vignette that I don't want R to automatically rebuild,
> perhaps it uses some data I can't share or takes too long to run or
> whatever. Say it is mypackage/vignettes/charlie.Rnw
> It can create the pdf from an R session that actually has the data,
> place that result in inst/doc/charlie.pdf, then run
> R CMD build --no-vignettes mypackage
> So far so good. But then when I do R CMD INSTALL mypackage.tar.gz the
> intall process tries to run Sweave, resulting in a failure. How do I
> get it to skip the Sweave call?
I think this happens when you R CMD build, not when you INSTALL.
Writing R Extensions tells us:
"The ‘BuildVignettes’ logical field can be set to a false value to stop
R CMD build from attempting to rebuild the vignettes, as well as
preventing R CMD check from testing this. This should only be used
exceptionally, for example if the PDFs need large figures which are not
part of the package sources."
> Terry Therneau
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> PLEASE do read the posting guide
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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