Re: [Rd] CRAN build/checks: Dependencies on non-CRAN packages?

From: Kurt Hornik <>
Date: Mon, 08 Jun 2009 08:49:21 +0200

>>>>> Henrik Bengtsson writes:

> Hi,
> how is the CRAN build/check system dealing with dependencies on
> non-CRAN packages? Are there external repositories that are dealt
> with in special ways, e.g. Bioconductor and Omegahat? Is this
> documented somewhere?

> The most recent note on this that I could locate is "[Rd] CRAN,
> Bioconductor and ctv package dependency questions", Kurt Hornik, Sept
> 8, 2005;
> Does the comments in that thread still reflect how CRAN works?

Not quite. No more special casing of BioC or Ohat dependencies: they simply "work", and packages with such dependencies can fully be checked.


> Thanks

> Henrik

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