[aur-general] cran2arch

Xyne xyne at archlinux.ca
Tue Nov 23 16:15:02 CET 2010

Oleg Smirnov wrote:

> Hi community,
>  I have written a tool converting R CRAN packages into Arch package
> format. Idea and use case was heavly borrowed from cabal2arch.
>  Source code: https://github.com/master/cran2arch
>  AUR package: http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=43790
>  Few converted packages: https://github.com/master/rabs
>  Suggestions & patches are welcome.
> -- 
> Regards,
> Oleg Smirnov

Nice! I'll look at integrating it into bauerbill as an optdep when I get some
time. It should just need a way to construct a "database" so that it can search
for packages. If you want to help me with that, take a look at how it handles
Hackage and CPAN.


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