[R] Re: Packages for R 1.2.0 for Windows

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Dec 19 08:25:22 CET 2000

On Mon, 18 Dec 2000, Alexandre Fayolle wrote:

> On Mon, 18 Dec 2000, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> > 
> > I have re-built all the compiled packages for R 1.2.0 for Windows, and the
> > set available in CRAN/bin/windows/contrib are now for rw1020.
> > If you are upgrading to rw1020, please replace all the compiled
> > packages you have downloaded by ones from this set.
> > 
> > There a few packages available for the first time:
> > 
> > 	RMySQL mlbench netCDF
> > 
> > and a few that are not yet running on 1.2.0 on any platform
> > 
> > 	hdf5 locfit wle (crashes with an array overrun).
> I'm using the multiv package on R1.1, and it looks like it's not available
> for 1.2.0 on windows. Is it an omission or is the package no longer
> maintained?

It is deliberate.  multiv fails R CMD check (and has for a long time),
so I have no way of knowing if the port works correctly.  You can always
compile it yourself if you want to take the risk.

Since it has not been changed for 18 months, I assume it is not
being maintained.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
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