[R] Interpreting messages when building packages

Johannes Huesing johannes at huesing.name
Mon Jul 7 21:15:03 CEST 2008

> The earlier messages suggest that you have automatically produced help  
> files (from package.skeleton) and haven't edited them.  I'd suggest  
> moving them to a temporary directory until you're ready to edit them  
> properly.

ok, that get's me a little bit closer to a minimal working example as it
cuts down on the messages:

* Installing *source* package 'dynalc' ...
** libs
WARNING: no source files found
chmod: Zugriff auf „/home/hannes/texte/forschung/clot/programme/dynalc.Rcheck/dynalc/libs/*“ nicht möglich: No such file or directory
** R
** data
** inst
** help
chmod: Zugriff auf „/home/hannes/texte/forschung/clot/programme/dynalc.Rcheck/dynalc/man/dynalc.Rd.gz“ nicht möglich: No such file or directory
 >>> Building/Updating help pages for package 'dynalc'
     Formats: text html latex example
** building package indices ...
Error in scan(file, what, nmax, sep, dec, quote, skip, nlines, na.strings,  :
  line 12 did not have 19 elements
Calls: <Anonymous> ... <Anonymous> -> switch -> assign -> read.table -> scan
Execution halted
ERROR: installing package indices failed
** Removing '/home/hannes/texte/forschung/clot/programme/dynalc.Rcheck/dynalc'

> If that doesn't fix it, 

it doesn't

> or it still occurs after you're done with the  
> editing, then you'll need to post more details:  what version of R, what  
> platform, etc.  sessionInfo() will print this.

R version 2.7.0 (2008-04-22)

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