[R-pkg-devel] CRAN and CMake

Gregory Jefferis jefferis at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Tue Jun 9 23:05:35 CEST 2015

> On 9 Jun 2015, at 21:54, Gábor Csárdi <csardi.gabor at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think you will need to declare it as a system requirement, e.g. like
> this package:
> https://github.com/cran/qtbase/blob/master/DESCRIPTION
> 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.

If you look on GitHub you'll find a cmaker package. Attempts to get this onto cran foundered as far as I know. I for one would be interested if it could be made CRAN acceptable. Best,


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