[R-pkg-devel] CRAN and CMake
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed Jun 10 09:21:12 CEST 2015
>>>>> Gábor Csárdi <csardi.gabor at gmail.com>
>>>>> on Tue, 9 Jun 2015 18:39:47 -0400 writes:
> On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 6:23 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The DESCRIPTION file says this:
>> OS_type: unix
>> SystemRequirements: clang (recommended)
>> One of the CRAN policies is "Package authors should make all reasonable
>> efforts to provide cross-platform portable code." cmake describes
>> itself as a cross-platform solution and offers Windows binaries, so does
>> it really make sense to limit it to Unix?
> That's not needed. I am fairly sure that cmake works on all platforms
> R works on, and more. So we can fix that.
>> Also of concern are the export restrictions on this page:
>> I suspect CRAN isn't going to want to be involved with those.
> It does not apply to cmake. This is just a generic disclaimer on their
> web page. cmake is included in virtually all Linux distributions and
> it is distributed from the US.
That's good to know, thank you Gábor.
It may still be wise to ensure correct LICENCE file information
as part of that upcoming package.
>> Duncan Murdoch
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