Thanks for the feedback. It seems like I was under the impression that .Rbuildignore would follow similar rules as .gitignore.
Best regards, ir. Thierry Onkelinx Statisticus / Statistician Vlaamse Overheid / Government of Flanders INSTITUUT VOOR NATUUR- EN BOSONDERZOEK / RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR NATURE AND FOREST Team Biometrie & Kwaliteitszorg / Team Biometrics & Quality Assurance thierry.onkel...@inbo.be Havenlaan 88 bus 73, 1000 Brussel www.inbo.be /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// To call in the statistician after the experiment is done may be no more than asking him to perform a post-mortem examination: he may be able to say what the experiment died of. ~ Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher The plural of anecdote is not data. ~ Roger Brinner The combination of some data and an aching desire for an answer does not ensure that a reasonable answer can be extracted from a given body of data. ~ John Tukey /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// <https://www.inbo.be> Op ma 17 aug. 2020 om 20:12 schreef William Dunlap <wdun...@tibco.com>: > I just tried this out with R-4.0.2 on Linux and it looks like > .Rbuildignore does not treat lines with '#'s as comments. E.g., > > % mkdir test test/inst > % touch 'test/inst/#octothorp.txt' 'test/inst/normal.txt' > % echo > test/DESCRIPTION 'Package: test\nVersion: 0.1\nTitle: > test\nDescription: A test of .Rbuildignore' > % touch test/NAMESPACE > % R CMD build test > /dev/null > > % tar ztf test_0.1.tar.gz | grep '\.txt$' > test/inst/#octothorp.txt > test/inst/normal.txt > % echo '#.*[.]txt' > test/.Rbuildignore > % R CMD build test > /dev/null > > % tar ztf test_0.1.tar.gz | grep '\.txt$' > test/inst/normal.txt > > Bill Dunlap > TIBCO Software > wdunlap tibco.com > > On Mon, Aug 17, 2020 at 9:47 AM Ivan Krylov <krylov.r...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > On Mon, 17 Aug 2020 15:56:07 +0200 > > Thierry Onkelinx <thierry.onkel...@inbo.be> wrote: > > > > > Can we add blank lines in .Rbuildignore? Or lines with only comments > > > (line starting with #)? > > > > .Rbuildignore is not documented  to allow comments, but the > > current implementation does skip empty lines  since 2010  > > (otherwise empty regular expressions would match all file names). > > > > It could be possible to get away with comment lines, since the > > resulting regular expressions are unlikely to ever match anything, but > > it would cost CPU cycles to match every file name against every > > regular expression, and some regular expressions may turn out to be > > really expensive on some inputs . > > > > I think that it's best not to try to add comments to .Rbuildignore, and > > to avoid blank lines unless not having them becomes really inconvenient. > > > > -- > > Best regards, > > Ivan > > > >  > > > https://cran.r-project.org/doc/manuals/R-exts.html#Building-package-tarballs > > > >  > > > https://github.com/wch/r-source/blob/9d13622f41cfa0f36db2595bd6a5bf93e2010e21/src/library/tools/R/build.R#L85 > > > >  > > > https://github.com/wch/r-source/commit/b2065b2c36235b876977e405f567afec6ab644b3 > > > >  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ReDoS > > > > ______________________________________________ > > Remail@example.com mailing list > > https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-package-devel > [[alternative HTML version deleted]] ______________________________________________ Rfirstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-package-devel