[Rd] SystemRequirements’ field

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Dec 12 20:19:06 CET 2012

On 12/12/2012 18:33, Paul Gilbert wrote:
> Am I correct in thinking that the ‘SystemRequirements’ field in a
> package DESCRIPTION file is purely descriptive, there are no standard
> elements that can be extracted by parsing it and used automatically?


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