Exploring and Testing the Toolchain and System Libraries

A collection of helper functions that interface with the appropriate system utilities to learn about the build environment. Lets you explore 'make' rules to test the local configuration, or query 'pkg-config' to find compiler flags and libs needed for building packages with external dependencies. Also contains tools to analyze which libraries that a installed R package linked to by inspecting output from 'ldd' in combination with information from your distribution package manager, e.g. 'rpm' or 'dpkg'. Finally the package provides Windows-specific utilities to automatically find or install the suitable version of the 'Rtools' build environment, and diagnose some common problems.


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1.2.0 by Jeroen Ooms, a year ago


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/maketools

Authors: Jeroen Ooms [aut, cre, cph]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

MIT + file LICENSE license

Imports sys

Suggests curl, knitr, rmarkdown, testthat

See at CRAN