[ESS] Debian/Ubuntu packages of a recent version of ess?

Vincent Goulet vincent.goulet at act.ulaval.ca
Mon Jun 16 07:25:39 CEST 2008

Le ven. 13 juin à 16:09, Douglas Bates a écrit :

> Is there a repository from which I can install a recent version of ess
> as a Debian/Ubuntu package for amd_64?  On the Ubuntu list of packages
> the released version of ess for hardy is 5.3.0-1 which seems, well,
> ancient.  I see that there is a 5.3.8 version from the SVN sources for
> intrepid but IIRC trying to install that bring you into all the fun
> with pinning, etc.
> It seems there is a binary debian package in the download site for the
> ess sources but that is for the i386 architecture and I think one
> would need to override the architecture to install that one.
> Would it be possible to add ess to the list of Debian/Ubuntu packages
> that are available on the CRAN archive?  I got the impression that it
> might already be but I don't see it there.

It wasn't one of the packages Michael and I supported. Since it is not  
much work, I added it. It's on its way to CRAN now. My understanding  
is that the package is the same for all architectures.


   Vincent Goulet, Associate Professor
   École d'actuariat
   Université Laval, Québec
   Vincent.Goulet at act.ulaval.ca   http://vgoulet.act.ulaval.ca

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