[Rd] Alternative for wildcard gnu extension in Makevars
simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Fri May 15 17:01:58 CEST 2015
On May 13, 2015, at 2:28 PM, Henrik Bengtsson <henrik.bengtsson at ucsf.edu> wrote:
> While at it: 'Makevars' is an R invention (i.e. documentation of it
> is only available through the R docs), correct? /Henrik
Well, it's just a Makefile fragment that gets included along with the rest of the Makefiles, so for all practical purposes it's just a Makefile which implicitly includes R's makefile on top so you don't have to do that by hand.
> On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 10:10 AM, Kevin Ushey <kevinushey at gmail.com> wrote:
>> One other solution that's only a little crazy: you could have a R
>> function within your package that generates the appropriate (portable)
>> Makevars, and within the package `configure` script call that
>> function. For example"
>> R --vanilla --slave -e "source('R/makevars.R'); makevars()"
>> And that 'makevars()' function could generate portable
>> 'Makevars(.win)' files for your package.
>> On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 9:08 AM, Gábor Csárdi <csardi.gabor at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 12:05 PM, Jan van der Laan <rhelp at eoos.dds.nl>
>>>> Too bad. Since it is only a handful of files, I will probably move them
>>>> directly into the src directory and prefix them. It would have been nice to
>>>> have been able to keep them separate.
>>> If it is a couple of files, then you can also just list them in SOURCES (or
>>> even just OBJECTS, with a .o suffix), and leave them where they are.
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