[Rd] Why not in Debian distro?

H C Pumphrey hcp@met.ed.ac.uk
Thu, 26 Jul 2001 10:32:13 +0100 (BST)

On Thu, 26 Jul 2001, Zsombor Cseres-Gergely wrote:

> I am using Debian and get R from CRAN just fine, but could not find it in the
> Debian distribution. Did I overlook something? If not, is it hard to put it
> there?

It is in potato (stable)in the math section: r-base 0.90.1-2 . 

Oddly, woody (testing) still has  r-base 0.90.1-2, but unstable (sid) has 
r-base 1.3.0-1 .  

People like me who  are still running stable can get up-to-date R
packages by sticking the following line in /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb http://stat.ethz.ch/CRAN/bin/linux/debian potato main



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