[R-pkg-devel] Suggested package relies on recent R

Hadley Wickham h@wickh@m @ending from gm@il@com
Sat Dec 8 15:28:01 CET 2018

Can you just set _R_CHECK_FORCE_SUGGESTS_=false?

  # don't treat missing suggested packages as error

I am reasonably certain that is what CRAN uses.


On Fri, Dec 7, 2018 at 9:11 AM David Hugh-Jones
<davidhughjones using gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> My package Suggests a package that relies on R >= 3.5.0. My package works
> fine with earlier R, though. When travis runs R CMD check on R-oldrel,
> therefore, it fails because it can't install the suggested package.
> Is this going to stop me submitting to CRAN? I don't really want to require
> R 3.5.0 just to satisfy an optional dependency.
> Cheers,
> David
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