[R-pkg-devel] Proper way to cleanup after build third party components?
Brian G. Peterson
brian at braverock.com
Sun Jun 4 23:19:02 CEST 2017
On Sun, 2017-06-04 at 22:56 +0300, Konstantin Sorokin wrote:
> I've recently submitted my first package on CRAN and now need to make
> some improvements on feedback received from CRAN maintainers.
> My question are:
> 1. In the process of building package I also need to build some
> third party components, now I use mktemp utility to create
> temporary subdirectory in /tmp/ directory where I build this third
> party part. I was told that according to CRAN packaging policy I
> should not leave any artifacts in /tmp/ after package build. My
> question is: Is it enough to delete this temporary directory in the
> "cleanup" script?
> 2. Is it possible to install cmake on OSX and Solaris build hosts?
Why not just use .Rbuildignore so that the generated tarball doesn't
have any of the extra files? Or do I misunderstand your question?
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