[R-pkg-devel] CRAN and CMake
tkeitt at utexas.edu
Wed Jun 10 01:32:20 CEST 2015
On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 5:23 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com>
> On 09/06/2015 6:10 PM, Gregory Jefferis wrote:
> >> On 9 Jun 2015, at 22:08, Gábor Csárdi <csardi.gabor at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Thanks! I just looked at it, but it seems that it actually requires an
> >> external system cmake. I am trying to put cmake itself into a package.
> > This one:
> > https://github.com/stnava/cmaker
> > I remember now there is another cmaker!
> 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?
> Also of concern are the export restrictions on this page:
> I suspect CRAN isn't going to want to be involved with those.
Their "classification matrix" says that cmake is not subject to EAR.
> Duncan Murdoch
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