[Bioc-devel] Packages and R-devel

A.J. Rossini rossini at blindglobe.net
Sat Aug 7 01:25:38 CEST 2004

One clarification; with respect to subversion, 

     svn co https://svn.r-project.org/R/trunk rdevel 

will explicitly D/L the R sources into the rdevel directory.  The use
of "svn update" from within that directory will update, accordingly.

Jeff Gentry <jgentry at jimmy.harvard.edu> writes:

> Hi there ...
> This is really for the package maintainers on this list (which I believe
> might actually be 'everyone on this list').  Just a reminder that while
> our release is still probably about 2.5 months away, that people should
> really start thinking about making sure that their packages work against
> R-devel.  Putting in some time now to get your packages up to date with
> the current R-devel will save a lot of potential headaches down the road
> later.
> As a reminder, the 'rsync' method of obtaining R doesn't work
> anymore.  You'll either need to download the tarball or use a Subversion
> client.  If doing the latter, once you get the client setup, you need to
> do:
> svn co https://svn.r-project.org/R/trunk <target>
> After that is finished, you should be able to configure/make as usual
> (although if you're using a FreeBSD machine there's a problem with the
> Makefile.in in methods, I don't believe it is fixed yet, so if you run
> into this just let me know and I can help you out).
> After that, to keep up to date, use 'svn up' from inside your R directory.
> People who are not in biocore who have contributed packages, as always you
> can forward me updates of your packages.
> I'd also like to point people to the 'codetools' package (at
> http://www.stat.uiowa.edu/~luke/R/codetools/), which can be used to help
> identify programming errors in your packages.
> Thanks
> -J
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