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Re: Bug#657919: ITP: r-cran-digest - Create cryptographic hash digests of R objects

On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 11:15:42PM -0600, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> | ...
> | r-cran-rsqlite
> | r-cran-stringr
> Nice. All will be good to have.

Carlos, let us know if you need help.  There is several interest in
BioConductor packages.  BTW, while you are perfectly free to use our Git
repository it might be a good idea to have a look into


where we keep several R packages in Debian Med.  We somehow established
some "common best practices" which might be interesting for you in case
you did not yet noticed.

> | They all build right now. I'm missing the license text to add for
> | packages using MIT and Artistic-2, an easy fix I think. The only major
> | issue I found was with RSQLite, which includes the sqlite3 source, but
> | I'm guessing I need to link against Debian's sqlite3.
> Then you may need to patch the upstream configure.  When I was doing the
> automatic builds of 2000+ (at the time) CRAN packages that were autogenerated
> as .deb package, I just left it as is.  Given that R needs to run on Windoze,
> OS X and various Linux/Unix flavours it was defensible for for Seth to
> include the sources.

For the manual packaging targeting at a Debian release I would strongly
recommend to use Debian packaged sqlite3 (by patching upstream
> | It is quite easy to install these packages through R, but my idea is
> | to use these tools in a cluster. I would like to have a better way to
> | deal with installation and maintenance.

Thanks for the clarification.

Kind regards



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