[R-pkg-devel] CRAN and cmake

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Tue May 23 17:56:01 CEST 2017

On 23 May 2017 at 10:34, Thibault Vatter wrote:
| Hi,
| Back in 2015, there was a discussion on this list about CRAN and cmake.
| As explained by Gabor at the time, it would be useful to have cmake in a R
| package.
| Furthermore, Gregory mentioned that there was something available on GitHub:
| https://github.com/stnava/cmaker
| Since it seems that the package was CRAN-ready two years ago, I wondered
| what happened?
| Would an R package containing cmake be accepted in CRAN?

Yes. Many of them do.

A nice benefit of Gabor's CRAN mirror on GitHub is access to the GitHub.
Here I constrain on user:cran (to get just that mirror, and nothing) and
CMakeLists.txt.  Seems to find 47 repos -- corresponding to 47 packages.


Hth, Dirk

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