[Rd] R-Forge?

hadley wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 16:18:13 CEST 2007

> > I have recently found RForge.net (http://www.rforge.net/) by Simon
> > Urbanek and found out today that the site is accepting subscriptions.
> > Great! However, browsing a bit on the site I found a link to another
> > forge: R-Forge (http://r-forge.r-project.org/).
> >
> > Is/will the last one be the "offcial" forge for R packages, given that
> > it has domain r-project.org?
> Yes, we're currently still testing the functionality and improving the
> documentation, but an article for R News that announces the functionality
> is under preparation. There is already a user's manual available on the
> main page which explains how you can register and set up your project etc.
> Just as Simon's site this already offers an SVN and nightly builds in a
> CRAN-style repository, and additionally there is the whole GForge system
> with other features such as project forums, mailing lists etc.

Is it possible to use r-forge just for the nightly builds?   (ie. with
svn hosted elsewhere)  That would be really handy.


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