[Rd] [R-SIG-Mac] My first package

Federico Calboli f.calboli at imperial.ac.uk
Mon Jan 20 10:31:45 CET 2014

On 18 Jan 2014, at 14:31, 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.

Is it?  this is news to me.  I have a grand total of 2 packages up and I never ever used R-devel, and never ever had a problem, had a report of a problem or had a note from CRAn about my packages not being ok because I built them with R-relase (or whatever it might be called) and not R-devel.



> 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)?
> 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?
> Thanks!
> Axel.
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