[CentOS] creating RPMs from CRAN tarballs

Thu Jun 4 09:47:04 UTC 2015
Leon Fauster <leonfauster at googlemail.com>

Am 03.06.2015 um 21:49 schrieb Tony Schreiner <anthony.schreiner at bc.edu>:
> I run R2spec -s tarball  to create a spec file, and most of the time it
> works ok, but sometimes (RPostgresSQL, Rcpp for example) the package has
> test or example programs that  start with
> #!/usr/bin/r
> with lower case r, and the resulting package then winds up with a
> dependency on /usr/bin/r, which can't be resolved.
> So far I have solved it by editing all the files and replacing with
> /usr/bin/R, recreating the tarball and going through the process again, but
> I have to believe there is an easier way.
> Is there a option to not create the dependency?

can't test it here right now - but try adding
following line at the top of your spec file:

%define __os_install_post %{nil}