[R-pkg-devel] In Description file, how far removed should the depends go?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Tue Aug 29 18:50:51 CEST 2017

On 29.08.2017 18:24, Roy Mendelssohn - NOAA Federal wrote:
> HI All:
> What is best practice for the "depends" in the Description file,  in terms of how of how many layers down do I list depends?  For example,  if my package depends on the rerddap package,  is it best practice  to just list rerddap in the depends,  or should I also list all the packages rerddap depends on  - which can go many layers deep.  What is best practice for this?

Only rerddap, and ideally in Imports rather than Depends.

Uwe Ligges

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