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Handle Long Tests in Bioconductor Packages

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

This package provides a roclet for roxygen2 that identifies and processes code blocks in your documentation marked with `@longtests`. These blocks should contain tests that take a long time to run and thus cannot be included in the regular test suite of the package. When you run `roxygen2::roxygenise` with the `longtests_roclet`, it will extract these long tests from your documentation and save them in a separate directory. This allows you to run these long tests separately from the rest of your tests, for example, on a continuous integration server that is set up to run long tests.

Author: Francesc Catala-Moll [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Francesc Catala-Moll <fcatala at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("biocroxytest")):


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Version 1.0.0
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