[R-pkg-devel] third part software dependency

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd @end|ng |rom deb|@n@org
Fri Aug 30 14:24:43 CEST 2019

On 30 August 2019 at 11:10, Serguei Sokol wrote:
| I am preparing a new package r2sundials for submission to cran. It 
| depends on third part software 
| (https://computing.llnl.gov/projects/sundials). This will be my first 
| submission of the kind so I am wondering how it is supposed to be tested 
| so that I can reliably check the box "tested on R-devel" during 
| submission process?
| I suppose that sundials is not installed on windev. And even if it was, 
| I need a particular option in this software (index size set to 32 bits) 
| which is probably not activated in the hypothetical installation. So I 
| cannot use win-builder.r-project.org.
| Am I supposed to install current r-devel version and test my package on 
| it locally?

The builder.r-hub.io service is a good alternative. It offers twelve
different platforms, including a few r-devel ones.

That said, it won't have sundials either so you may have to pull sundials in
during configure or via Make dependencies or ...


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