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pkgbuild 1.4.4

CRAN release: 2024-03-17

  • pkgbuild now supports R 4.4.x and Rtools44 (#183).

pkgbuild 1.4.3

CRAN release: 2023-12-10

  • pkgbuild now does not need the crayon, rprojroot and prettyunits packages.

pkgbuild 1.4.2

CRAN release: 2023-06-26

pkgbuild 1.4.1

CRAN release: 2023-06-14

  • New Config/build/extra-sources DESCRIPTION option to make pkgbuild aware of extra source files to consider in needs_compile().

  • New Config/build/bootstrap DESCRIPTION option. Set it to TRUE to run Rscript bootstrap.R in the package root prior to building the source package (#157, @paleolimbot).

  • pkgbuild now supports Rtools43.

  • pkgbuild now always appends its extra compiler flags to the ones that already exist in the system and/or user Makevars files (#156).

pkgbuild 1.4.0

CRAN release: 2022-11-27

  • pkgbuild can now avoid copying large package directories when building a source package. See the PKG_BUILD_COPY_METHOD environment variable in ?build or the package README (#59).

    This is currently an experimental feature, and feedback is appreciated.

  • R CMD build warnings can now be turned into errors, by setting the pkg.build_stop_for_warnings option to TRUE or by setting the PKG_BUILD_STOP_FOR_WARNINGS environment variable to true (#114).

  • need_compile() now knows about Rust source code files, i.e. Cargo.toml and *.rs (#115).

  • Now pkgbuild::build() will not clean up inst/doc by default if the Config/build/clean-inst-doc entry in DESCRIPTION is set to FALSE (#128).

  • New PKG_BUILD_COLOR_DIAGNOSTICS environment variable to opt out from colored compiler output (#141).

  • pkgbuild now works with a full XCode installation if the XCode Command Line Tools are not installed, on macOS, in RStudio (#103).

pkgbuild 1.3.1

CRAN release: 2021-12-20

  • Accept Rtools40 for R 4.2, it works well, as long as the PATH includes both ${RTOOLS40_HOME}/usr/bin and ${RTOOLS40_HOME}/ucrt64/bin. E.g. ~/.Renviron should contain now


    to make Rtools40 work with both R 4.2.x (devel currently) and R 4.1.x and R 4.0.x.

pkgbuild 1.3.0

CRAN release: 2021-12-09

  • pkgbuild now supports Rtools 4.2.

  • pkgbuild now returns the correct path for R 3.x (#96).

  • build() now always returns the path of the built package (#108).

  • pkgbuild output now looks better in .Rmd documents and in general in non-dynamic terminals. You can also force dynamic and non-dynamic output now (#64).

  • pkgbuild does not build the PDF manual now if pdflatex is not installed, even if manual = TRUE (#123).

pkgbuild 1.2.1

CRAN release: 2021-11-30

  • Gábor Csárdi is now the maintainer.

  • build_setup_source now considers both command-line build arguments, as well as parameters vignettes or manual when conditionally executing flag-dependent behaviors (@dgkf, #120)

pkgbuild 1.2.0

CRAN release: 2020-12-15

pkgbuild 1.1.0

CRAN release: 2020-07-13

  • compile_dll() now supports automatic cpp11 registration if the package links to cpp11.
  • rtools_needed returns correct version instead of “custom” (@burgerga, #97)

pkgbuild 1.0.8

CRAN release: 2020-05-07

  • Fixes for capability RStudio 1.2. and Rtools 40, R 4.0.0

pkgbuild 1.0.7

CRAN release: 2020-04-25

  • Additional fixes for Rtools 40

pkgbuild 1.0.6

CRAN release: 2019-10-09

  • Support for RTools 40 and custom msys2 toolchains that are explicitly set using the CC Makevars (#40).

pkgbuild 1.0.5

CRAN release: 2019-08-26

pkgbuild 1.0.4

CRAN release: 2019-08-05

  • build() gains a clean_doc argument, to control if the inst/doc directory is cleaned before building. (#79, #75)

  • build() and pkgbuild_process now have standard output and error are correctly interleaved, by redirecting the standard error of build process to the standard output (@gaborcsardi, #78).

  • check_build_tools() now has a more helpful error message which points you towards ways to debug the issue (#68).

  • pkgbuild_process now do not set custom compiler flags, and it uses the user’s Makevars file (@gaborcsardi, #76).

  • rtools_path() now returns NA on non-windows systems and also works when has_rtools() has not been run previously (#74).

pkgbuild 1.0.3

CRAN release: 2019-03-20

  • Tests which wrote to the package library are now skipped on CRAN.

  • build() can now build a tar.gz file directly (#55)

pkgbuild 1.0.2

CRAN release: 2018-10-16

pkgbuild 1.0.1

CRAN release: 2018-09-18

  • Preliminary support for rtools 4.0 (#40)

  • compile_dll() now does not supply compiler flags if there is an existing user defined Makevars file.

  • local_build_tools() function added to provide a deferred equivalent to with_build_tools(). So you can add rtools to the PATH until the end of a function body.

pkgbuild 1.0.0

CRAN release: 2018-06-27

  • Add metadata to support Rtools 3.5 (#38).

  • build() only uses the --no-resave-data argument in R CMD build if the --resave-data argument wasn’t supplied by the user (@theGreatWhiteShark, #26)

  • build() now cleans existing vignette files in inst/doc if they exist. (#10)

  • clean_dll() also deletes symbols.rds which is created when compile_dll() is run inside of R CMD check.

  • First argument of all functions is now path rather than pkg.