[Rd] Conditional importFrom (roxygen?)

Ben Bolker bbolker at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 01:34:50 CEST 2015

Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan <at> gmail.com> writes:

> On 04/10/2015 10:10 AM, Jonathan Greenberg wrote:
> > Folks:
> > 

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> > 
> > Is there a way to do a conditional importFrom based on the OS?  Or can I
> > safely ignore this (I'm trying to submit to CRAN).
> > 
> Yes, you can put conditionals into the NAMESPACE file.  Apparently
> roxygen2 doesn't support this feature, so you'll have to do it by hand.
> Duncan Murdoch

This has been submitted as an issue at


closely related:


my current hacky solution to this is to use a Makefile that
post-processes the NAMESPACE after it's roxygenized, e.g. search
for "getRversion" in


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