[R-pkg-devel] CRAN and CMake

Gábor Csárdi csardi.gabor at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 22:54:42 CEST 2015

I think you will need to declare it as a system requirement, e.g. like
this package:

But of course I cannot say for sure that this is still accepted on CRAN.

FWIW I was experimenting with putting cmake in an R package, so that
other packages can use it at build/install time, and it seems
possible, so if there is interest I can give it another try.


On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 4:33 PM, Tim Keitt <tkeitt at utexas.edu> wrote:
> I am thinking of writing an R wrapper for some code that uses cmake. If I
> include that code under the src directory (ie in src/<the_other_project>/),
> am I likely to run into problems with CRAN? Never been down that road and
> would like to know if this is feasible. I guess I would have to call cmake
> in the configure script.
> I know I can simply keep the other project code separate. Just wondering if
> the above setup makes any sense.
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