[Rd] Alternative for wildcard gnu extension in Makevars

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Wed May 13 17:53:05 CEST 2015

On 13 May 2015 at 17:27, Jan van der Laan wrote:
| I have some cpp-files from another library (boost) in a subdirectory  
| in my src directory (src/boost_src). I include these using the  
| following two lines in my Makevars:
| SOURCES = $(wildcard *.cpp boost_src/*.cpp)
| OBJECTS = $(SOURCES:.cpp=.o)
| However, R CMD check complains about my use of 'wildcard'. How do I  
| handle this without any gnu extensions?

I looked into this a few weeks (months?) ago, and it would appear that you

I would recommend the alternative offered in Writing R Extensions: renamed it
GNUmakefile or add a SystemRequirements: GNU make.


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