[Rd] R-1.4.1 scheduled for Jan 30

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd@debian.org
Thu, 24 Jan 2002 09:43:15 -0600

On Thu, Jan 24, 2002 at 03:35:39PM +0000, Prof Brian D Ripley wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Jan 2002, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> > As I presume no fixes were made to correct the mips and mipsel failures,
> > would such a snapshot release really provide incremental information?
> Some, yes.  Sometimes fixes for one platform break another.  As a real

Good point. On the other hand, all this will show is gcc et al on different
Linux arches.

> Does that inform a cost-benefit analysis for you?

Sure. But one other problem I forgot earlier is that the timeframe might
simply be too tight -- it could be Sunday before most of the systems catch
up, and that would leave little time for R-core to try to mend things.

I could try to do it this eve if there is a view at your end that it is
useful. I guess it wouldn't hurt, overall. 


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