[R-SIG-Mac] [Rd] My first package
simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Sat Jan 18 16:25:08 CET 2014
On Jan 18, 2014, at 9:31 AM, Axel Urbiz <axel.urbiz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm planning to submit my first package to R, and although I read all the
> documentation, I'm not very clear on the following 2 items, from which I'd
> appreciate your guidance:
> 1)I understand it is suggested to use the R dev version to build the
> package. Which one specifically should I use to build a package on a Mac
> OS? How about package dependencies, which version should I install on the R
> dev version (and where should I get them)?
You can get latest R-devel builds for Mac OS X from
and the same is true for binary packages for R-devel - simply use http://r.research.att.com as the repository (in fact most CRAN mirrors should work as well).
> 2) Not sure if this one belongs to this list. Does licensing follow the
> logic of "inheritance" (i.e. if all the package dependencies of my package
> are "GPL-2 | GPL-3", does my package need to use the same license agreement?
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