[R] Desktop.ini hiddeln file creates during compilaiton

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us
Sat Mar 3 00:33:24 CET 2018

Make a reproducible example [1][2][3], because it doesn't happen for me. Then post your example at [4] or [5], because this is the wrong list for this question. 

You may find that the act of browsing the directory using a GUI is what creates that file rather than the compilation itself.

[1] http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5963269/how-to-make-a-great-r-reproducible-example

[2] http://adv-r.had.co.nz/Reproducibility.html

[3] https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/reprex/index.html (read the vignette)

[4] http://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-package-devel

[5] https://github.com/RcppCore/Rcpp/issues
Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.

On March 2, 2018 10:50:54 AM PST, michael tsagris via R-help <r-help at r-project.org> wrote:
>Hello, I am experiencing some difficult time with my R package. Every
>time I compilei it a hidden file, desktop.ini, is being created. I am
>using C++ behind, linkking to Rcpp. The file is generated even when I
>compile it with Linux, and in many different computers. Does anybody
>have any advice or ideas?
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