[Rd] Is there an automatic method for updating an existing CRAN package from R-forge?
spencer.graves at prodsyse.com
Mon Oct 1 17:09:39 CEST 2012
On 10/1/2012 4:47 AM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On 12-10-01 7:38 AM, S Ellison wrote:
>> I have a package on CRAN and now have a modest update that's passing
>> build checks on R-forge.
>> Is there a mechanism on R-forge for updating an existing CRAN
>> package, analogous to the 'submit to cran' link on the R-forge
>> package page, or should I just follow the instructions at
>> http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/policies.html for FTP upload?
> If there were a "Submit to CRAN" button, that would be the method.
> But I think that button has gone away, so the description on that page
> is the way to go.
The "Submit to CRAN" button on that page is hidden by default but
is exposed by clicking on the "Show/Hide extra info" button right below
where it gives "Build Status" and "R install command". (I had trouble
finding the "Submit to CRAN" button for a while after it became hidden.
You need "Build status: Current". Also, at least the for last
submissions I made, the CRAN maintainers did NOT accept updates if there
were Warnings or Notes in the "Package Checks"; these warnings are also
hidden until you click "Show/Hide extra info".)
> Duncan Murdoch
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