[Bioc-devel] System Requirements for imported packages
zskidmor at genome.wustl.edu
Wed Apr 20 18:14:45 CEST 2016
I'm curious what the preferred method is for dealing with System
Requirements originating from an imported package. For example, if I had
a package that imported `biomaRt` which itself imports `XML` which has
the SystemRequirement `libxml2` how is that dealt with? Are package
installers expected to troubleshoot this (via install messages), should
I put this requirement and install instructions for `libxml2` in a
README for my package?
Thanks for any input,
Zachary L. Skidmore
McDonnell Genome Institute
Washington University in Saint Louis
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