[R-pkg-devel] Use lpSolve to another R package

Uwe Ligges ||gge@ @end|ng |rom @t@t|@t|k@tu-dortmund@de
Mon Apr 8 13:08:10 CEST 2019

On 08.04.2019 12:19, Τόλης Χαλκής wrote:
> Dear all,
> We have developed an R package written in C++ with Rcpp wrappers
> https://github.com/GeomScale/volume_approximation
> We use the C code from lpSolveAPI (
> https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/lpSolveAPI/index.html). We have
> added the code with no changes in folder ./src/lp_solve.
> We want to submit the package to CRAN. Thus my question is how we have to
> declare the usage of lpSolve code in the description file? Do we have to
> add the Authors to the Authors using R field?
> Thanks in advance,
> Apostolos Chalkis
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If you use the other package as a dependency, simply declarfe this in 
the DESCRIPTION file. If you copy code, check whether the license allows 
for it and be sure to mention all relevant authors and copyright holders 
also in your Authors using R field in the DESCRIPTION file.

Uwe Ligges

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