A new maintenance release 0.4.3 of RProtoBuf is now on CRAN. RProtoBuf provides R bindings for the Google Protocol Buffers (“Protobuf”) data encoding library used and released by Google, and deployed as a language and operating-system agnostic protocol by numerous projects.
This release comes upon the request of CRAN and adds additional import statements to the
NAMESPACE file. While we were at it, a few more things got cleaned up and edited—but no new code was added. Full details are below.
Changes in RProtoBuf version 0.4.3 (2015-08-25)
Declare additional imports from methods in
Travis CI tests now run faster as all CRAN dependencies are installed as binaries.
tools/winlibs.Rscript now tests for R (< 3.3.0) before calling the (soon-to-be phased out)
Several small edits were made to
DESCRIPTIONto clarify library dependencies, provide additonal references and conform to now-current R packaging standards.
CRANberries also provides a diff to the previous release. The RProtoBuf page has a package vignette, a a ‘quick’ overview vignette, and a unit test summary vignette. Questions, comments etc should go to the GitHub issue tracker off the GitHub repo.