Re: need help of R language expert
On Wed, 10 Feb 2010, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
On 10 February 2010 at 22:26, Asheesh Laroia wrote:
| yOn Tue, 9 Feb 2010, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
| > Asheesh Laroia <asheesh <at> asheesh.org> writes:
| >> On Tue, 9 Feb 2010, Atsuhito Kohda wrote:
| >>> I, a maintainer of TeXmacs, have got an FTBFS bug#551254
| >>> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=551254
| >>> I temporarily remove a problematic patch but clearly it is
| >>> not a real fix. A plugin of R seems not to work anymore.
| > [...]
| >> An R-y friend pointed me toward http://developer.r-project.org/parseRd.pdf
| >> which documents changes to the .Rd format.
| > Correct. R 2.10.0, released in October, switched the documentation parser
| > implementation (from an external one written in Perl to an internal one
| > written in R). At the same time some definitions were tightened. For 'normal'
| > R packages (eg on CRAN) this was transitioned with warnings first that later
| > turned to errors. Ie not unlike what we do with Lintian.
| > Hope this helps. I would be glad to take a look at the Rd file in question if
| > someone could email it my way.
| The Rd file in question is attached for your convenience. In case you
| prefer web links, I put it up at
Beauty of different timezones :) Atsuhito had already sent me the file when
I got up this morning.
There were two issues: a) the file was really two files with the \eof marker
denoting the end [ but R doesn't have a \eof symbol ] and b) one comment line
was not actually commented out. Two correct individual files are
attached. Can you (or Atsuhito) try with those?
Awesome. I'll leave this to you and Atsuhito.
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