[Rd] CRAN testing

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Fri Jun 12 21:16:09 CEST 2015

> On Jun 12, 2015, at 1:24 AM, Mick Jordan <mick.jordan at oracle.com> wrote:
> Is the mechanism by which packages are tested on CRAN described 
> anywhere? Is it by any chance written in R? The FastR 
> <https://bitbucket.org/allr/fastr/wiki/Home> team is interested in 
> running a virtual CRAN where we can test all the CRAN packages on FastR.

Well, that’s what R CMD check is for - since it’s just R code (all the check shell script does is to call tools:::.check_packages()) your FastR should be able to run it as long as it’s compatible with R …


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