[aur-general] cran2arch

Xyne xyne at archlinux.ca
Wed Nov 24 22:21:10 CET 2010

Oleg Smirnov wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 5:15 PM, Xyne <xyne at archlinux.ca> wrote:
> >>  Suggestions & patches are welcome.
> >
> > 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.
>  Do you mean a local database or remote one? Because the list of
> available packages can be fetched from
> http://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/PACKAGES

That's perfect. I'll write a parser for that to generate a local database for
searches etc. It may be a while before I have the time though (or not, as I'm
easily sidetracked :P).


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