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If pdflatex is not installed, it is impossible to generate vignettes #398

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robertzk opened this issue Dec 17, 2013 · 2 comments
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If pdflatex is not installed, it is impossible to generate vignettes #398

robertzk opened this issue Dec 17, 2013 · 2 comments

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@robertzk robertzk commented Dec 17, 2013

Note this excerpt from devtools:::build

if (!vignettes) {
    args <- c(args, "--no-vignettes")
} else if (!nzchar(Sys.which("pdflatex"))) {
    message("pdflatex not found. Not building PDF vignettes.")
    args <- c(args, "--no-vignettes")
}
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@hadley hadley commented Mar 17, 2014

I wonder what happens if I just remove this check.

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@hadley hadley commented Mar 18, 2014

Related to #173

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