[R-pkg-devel] Non-mainstream packages in vignette / dependency
retep.meissner at gmail.com
Fri May 22 13:20:19 CEST 2015
I would like to submit a package to CRAN but I also want to use two
non-mainstream packages in my vignette. Currently I have them stated in my
Suggests field but that leads to CRAN/Check complaints -understandably
since they cannot be obtained by install.packages().
I know, that there is the 'Additional_repositories' field for the
DESCRIPTION file but as the name (and the CRAN policies) say this is for
CRAN-like repositories and those two packages (AnomalyDetection,
BreakoutDetection) are on GitHub (e.g.
Should I simply leave them out of the Suggests - that will lead to
complaints about non-stated dependencies in vignette.
Should I fake my vignette code so that the troubling part is actually not
run when building the vignette - that gives me headaches.
Is there some other, clean way ?
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