[R-pkg-devel] Suggesting gurobi

Uwe Ligges ||gge@ @end|ng |rom @t@t|@t|k@tu-dortmund@de
Mon Jun 7 18:30:34 CEST 2021

On 05.06.2021 01:47, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> On 4 June 2021 at 16:21, Balasubramanian Narasimhan wrote:
> | Suggests" would trigger an attempt to install gurobi, which is not on CRAN.
> To my understanding that is not the case. It would only do so if and when
> install.packages() is asked to also install packages in Suggests:. And point
> of Suggests: is that that is not automagic.
> I actually Suggests, together with Additional_Repositories: (for which Noah
> may have to set the repo up, I have not checked if gurobi has one) may be the
> correct call.

That would indeed be ideal. As far as I know there is not CRAN-like repo 
with gurobi. Following the CRAN policies you can exolain in the 
Description field of the DESCRIPTION file how to get that package to 
your users.

Uwe Ligges

> Dirk

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