I am trying to create a snap from R-language version 4 (https://cran.r-project.org/src/base/R-4/R-4.0.2.tar.gz). The R install directory can be set during the config phase with “–prefix PATH”. The installation will hard code the given path and the program expects itself to be run from the given path. So, basically R is installed with
How these types of programs are snapped?
It looks like the R install needs to install directly to the final target path ($SNAP), but this does not work with snapcraft as the build seems to fail with error message: “Failed to generate snap metadata: The specified command ‘bin/R’ defined in the app ‘R’ is not executable.”