[Rd] package that has a subdirectory in src

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Sep 24 20:59:08 CEST 2006

On Sun, 24 Sep 2006, Armstrong, Whit wrote:

> How does one tell R to compile code contained in subdirs of the /src
> directory?

Write a src/Makefile.  There are several examples on CRAN: e.g. Matrix, 
SQLiteDF, mapproj.

> I have a few files that I'd like to keep together as one unit.
> The cheesy way that I can think of is to put slinks in the src directory
> to the files contained in the subdir, but that's not really the solution
> I'm looking for.
> I was hoping to avoid adding a configure.in file to the project.
> By way of background information, the files in the subdirectory are a
> separate subversion project that is shared between many R packages that
> I am working on.  Does anyone have any suggestions?

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