[Rd] DESCRIPTION/OS_type and OS X
marc_schwartz at me.com
Sat Sep 12 16:52:52 CEST 2009
On Sep 12, 2009, at 9:49 AM, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> R Extensions (Section 1.1.1, and using the 2.9.2 version) says
> The optional `OS_type' field specifies the OS(es) for which the
> package is intended. If present, it should be one of `unix' or
> `windows', and indicates that the package should only be installed
> on a
> platform with `.Platform$OS.type' having that value.
> and I am wondering if 'OS_type: unix' includes OS X or not. I am
> updating RInside which builds on the two unixy OS variants. Would I
> OS X by picking OS_type: unix ? I don't think so but maybe this
> could be
> made more explicit in the paragraph above.
Remember that OSX is a BSD Unix derivative.
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