[R-pkg-devel] Help in getting past CRAN submission rejections
n@r@@ @end|ng |rom @t@n|ord@edu
Thu Sep 10 02:16:49 CEST 2020
Thanks Toby, so there is hope. The drat suggestion for rcbc is worth a
try, gurobi is noted as you recommend.
On 9/9/20 4:38 PM, Toby Hocking wrote:
> Hi Naras
> I had a similar issue recently with
> https://cloud.r-project.org/web/packages/nc/ --- it Suggests: re2r
> which is a package that is no longer on CRAN, but available on github.
> To solve the issue I just copied the re2r into a drat repo, which is a
> CRAN-like repository hosted on github. More info on drat here
> http://eddelbuettel.github.io/drat/DratForPackageAuthors.html So if
> those solver packages you have in Suggests are open-source, you can
> just copy them to your drat repo, and list that drat repo in
> Additional_repositories. If they aren't open-source then you should
> provide a description of how to obtain those packages in Description.
> Something like "gurobi package is not available in any public
> open-source repositories but can be downloaded for academic use free
> of charge from $GUROBI_URL"
> BTW thanks for your efforts in getting CVXR on CRAN, that is really
> important work!
> On Wed, Sep 9, 2020 at 10:40 AM Balasubramanian Narasimhan
> <naras using stanford.edu <mailto:naras using stanford.edu>> wrote:
> We've been struggling to get past CRAN's rejections for a new
> upload of
> CVXR. The new version makes essentially one change to the existing
> version on CRAN: the addition of a DOI to an article to appear in
> We realize that CRAN may tighten policies in the meantime forcing
> changes to be made, which we are happy to do. But we are not sure
> The automated check
> came back with 2 notes on Debian and Windows, both addressed in
> and submission comments. (Solaris failures are expected, also noted.)
> The communications with CRAN indicates that the problem might be that
> our package (the current version too) _suggests_ solvers not
> on CRAN. These are either on github or on vendor websites (free to
> academics after login). One reply from CRAN suggested that we either
> use the "Additional_repositories" field or provide some text in
> Description. The former is not applicable---these are not CRAN-like
> repositories---so we added text in the description with URL links.
> What could we be missing?
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