Re: [Rd] First package submission to CRAN

From: Christophe Dutang <>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 22:34:36 +0200


By default, R CMD build makes sources, you have to use --binary if you want to get binaries. But you have to submit sources to the CRAN ftp server (and not binary). So just run a R CMD build.


Christophe Dutang
Ph.D. student at ISFA, Lyon, France

Le 22 juin 2011 à 22:12, steven mosher a écrit :

> I'm preparing to submit my first package to CRAN, thanks to the help of too
> many people to mention.
> I've built and checked the package on Windows ( making a zip) and my path
> points to the 64 bit version of R.
> Everything builds and checks and the final warnings have been fixed. My
> package is pure R with no source from
> other languages. My questions are as follows. I've read the docs and just
> need a bit of clarification.
> 1. For submission I should just build source R CMD build mypkg which
> outputs a tar.gz
> 2. Do I have to/ how do I build for 32 bit?
> Thanks,
> Steve
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