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dh-make-R - prepare Debian packaging for an original source archive of R software


dh-make-R [--help] [--team TEAM] [--repo REPO] [--tests TEST1[,TEST2]]


dh-make-R is a tool to convert a regular source code package with R code (from CRAN, BioConductor or other source) into one formatted according to the requirements of the Debian R Policy. Dh-make-R must be invoked within a directory containing the source code.


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Generate default maintainer, uploaders, VCS URLs for the given packaging team. Understood values are "science" and "med" for debian-science and debian-med respectively.
Set the R repository (used in the package name), overriding automatic detection.

--tests Comma-separated list of test templates to generate. Understood

values are "generic" (run tests/*.R), "run-unit-test" (installs tests as documentation, can be run outside autopkgtest), "bioc" (runs BiocGenerics::testPackage) and "vignette" (attempts to rebuild documentation).


This manpage was written by Andreas Tille.

December 2016 dh-make-R 20161130