The latest version of the
xtensor R package makes use of a
configure file (and
configure.win on windows), as it was recommended to us in Packaging of native extensions - vendoring of dependencies.
We run the R CMD checks continuously for that package, however, it seems that the presense of a nonempty
configure.win makes the windows checks fail upon submission to CRAN:
* using log directory 'd:/RCompile/CRANincoming/R-devel/xtensor.Rcheck' * using R Under development (unstable) (2019-02-21 r76144) * using platform: x86_64-w64-mingw32 (64-bit) * using session charset: ISO8859-1 * checking for file 'xtensor/DESCRIPTION' ... OK * checking extension type ... Package * this is package 'xtensor' version '0.10.0-0' * package encoding: UTF-8 * checking CRAN incoming feasibility ... Note_to_CRAN_maintainers Maintainer: 'Sylvain Corlay <firstname.lastname@example.org>' * checking package namespace information ... OK * checking package dependencies ... OK * checking if this is a source package ... OK * checking if there is a namespace ... OK * checking for hidden files and directories ... OK * checking for portable file names ... OK * checking serialization versions ... OK * checking whether package 'xtensor' can be installed ... OK * checking installed package size ... OK * checking package directory ... OK * checking for future file timestamps ... OK * checking DESCRIPTION meta-information ... OK * checking top-level files ... OK * checking for left-over files ... OK * checking index information ... OK * checking package subdirectories ... OK * loading checks for arch 'i386' ** checking whether the package can be loaded ... ERROR Loading this package had a fatal error status code 1 Loading log: Error: package 'xtensor' is not installed for 'arch = i386' Execution halted ** DONE Status: 1 ERROR
Is it the case that CRAN does not support packages having a