[Bioc-devel] R 3.3 for snow leopard
Leonardo Collado Torres
lcollado at jhu.edu
Mon Apr 20 21:35:56 CEST 2015
Thanks Dan and Nicolas!
I'll likely upgrade my Mac OS soon(ish), but use R-3.2.0-patched until then.
On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 3:32 PM, Dan Tenenbaum <dtenenba at fredhutch.org> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Dan Tenenbaum" <dtenenba at fredhutch.org>
>> To: "Leonardo Collado Torres" <lcollado at jhu.edu>
>> Cc: bioc-devel at r-project.org
>> Sent: Friday, April 17, 2015 12:47:18 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Bioc-devel] R 3.3 for snow leopard
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Leonardo Collado Torres" <lcollado at jhu.edu>
>> > To: bioc-devel at r-project.org
>> > Sent: Friday, April 17, 2015 12:43:12 PM
>> > Subject: [Bioc-devel] R 3.3 for snow leopard
>> > Hi,
>> > This is not BioC related, but should hopefully be quick.
>> > According to
>> > http://cran.r-project.org/doc/manuals/r-devel/R-admin.html#Installing-R-under-OS-X
>> > "there may be a separate installer package,
>> > R-3.3.0-snowleopard.pkg".
>> > I'm
>> > not seeing any at http://r.research.att.com/. Has anyone heard if
>> > they'll
>> > keep supporting snowleopard?
>> Don't draw any conclusions from this; I think it just isn't available
>> yet. Note that R-3.2.0 is not yet available for either Mac platform.
> BTW, I had an exchange with Simon Urbanek and he said that indeed they plan to drop support for Snow Leopard with the release of R-3.3.0 in a year's time.
> 3.2.0 is still supported, although there is still not an official 3.2.0 binary for Snow Leopard on CRAN (I've asked for clarification on this); there is a binary of R-3.2.0-patched on http://r.research.att.com/ .
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