[R-pkg-devel] pandoc version used in winbuilder

Duncan Murdoch murdoch@dunc@n @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Thu Jun 27 17:36:45 CEST 2019

On 27/06/2019 10:33 a.m., Gábor Csárdi wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 27, 2019 at 2:52 PM Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan using gmail.com 
> <mailto:murdoch.duncan using gmail.com>> wrote:
> [...]
>     It takes work to install a new version, and presumably nobody has done
>     that work.  Pandoc is not easy to build, so some CRAN machines don't
>     have it at all.
> Pandoc is indeed not easy to build. Luckily, we don't have to build it 
> ourselves. R-hub has fully static self-contained binaries for 1.x:
> https://files.r-hub.io/pandoc/
> https://github.com/r-hub/pandoc-builders#static-binaries
> and there are official static binaries and installers for 2.x:
> https://github.com/jgm/pandoc/releases

I don't see Solaris builds there -- as far as I know that's the flavour 
of CRAN machine that's missing it.  rgl gets a warning about CRAN being 
unable to build the vignettes because of that.

Duncan Murdoch

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