[Rd] R-patched is now R-beta?
murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 22:14:34 CEST 2015
On 06/08/2015 3:07 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> On 6 August 2015 at 11:33, Peter Langfelder wrote:
> | Just downloaded the newest R-patched.tar.bz. DEcompressing and
> | untarring now produces a directory R-beta instead of the usual (for
> | me, at least) R. The file VERSION now says 3.2.2 beta. Just wanted to
> | double-check that there is no mixup of development and patched
> | versions.
> That is the common pattern leading up to a release. See eg
> and I quoteL
> The release of 3.2.2 ("Fire Safety") is scheduled for August 14,
> 2015. Release candidate tarballs will be made available during the week up to
> the release.
> 2015-08-04: START (3.2.2 beta)
> 2015-08-07: CODE FREEZE (3.2.2 RC)
> 2015-08-14: RELEASE (3.2.2)
> I made a first beta release for Debian on Aug 4th and plan to make one more
> before August 14 when 3.2.2 becomes official.
And for those on Windows, I do nightly builds of the beta and RC
versions. Please test these, and report any bugs asap.
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