[ESS] Is this the proper place to report a bug ?

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Thu Oct 15 16:02:01 CEST 2009

Ottorino-Luca Pantani wrote:
> Dear ESS users,
> this morning, after a partial upgrade of Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS,
> ESS has disappeared.
> Actually the system warned me that the previous ESS (5.3.1) would have 
> been removed.
> I'm back in business, since I installed it again by downloading and 
> untarring the file.
> The problem is that when I tried to install ESS through
> sudo apt-get install ess
> I received the following message (sorry; it's in italian)
>> I seguenti pacchetti hanno dipendenze non soddisfatte:
>>   ess: Dipende: dpkg (>= 1.15.4) ma sta per essere 
>> installato oppure
>>                 install-info ma non è installabile
>> E: Pacchetto non integro
> with an esortation to report the bug.
> Is this the proper place to do this ?
> If not, where should I report ?
> Thanks

Hi Ottorino-Luca:

My Italian stinks!  But, it seems like there is a dependency on dpkg!?!
Please report this bug to Ubuntu.  If you want to install ESS the old
fashioned way, then see http://ess.r-project.org/  Any bugs you
encounter then, please report here.



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