[R] virus - free
guido at sirio.stat.unipd.it
Wed Aug 16 10:00:14 CEST 2000
On Wed, Aug 16, 2000 at 03:51:24PM +1200, Peppy Adi Purnomo wrote:
> I am wanting to download the recent R update off the web. May I assume
> confidently that R package from the website is virus free? I apologise if
> this is a very silly question, I just need to convince myself if the site is
> very hygiene.
I suppose you are speaking about the Windows binaries.
I cannot give 100% guarantee, of course. But, I prepare them
on a machine not connected to the net and protected.
In addition, we don't have any incident reported.
Anyway, as CRAN/R/bin/windows/windows-NT/ReadMe says:
"CRAN does not have Windows systems and cannot check these
binaries for viruses. Use the normal precautions with downloaded
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