[R] Re: including R in the SuSE Linux distribution

Faheem Mitha faheem at email.unc.edu
Sun Mar 19 02:26:02 CET 2000

Well, this is good news. However, I think it might be still be worth
asking them to include ESS. R works well with ESS. In notice their version
fo R is a bit out of date, and judging by the size, includes more than
just R-base. Since SuSE are already including R in their distribution,
they should be receptive (in theory) to including ESS as well.

So I guess the joint letter could now be just about ESS, along the lines
of "since you are incuding R, wouldn't it be fine if you included ESS as

On Sat, 18 Mar 2000, Albrecht Gebhardt wrote:

> It seems we had already success: 
> Today I found a "rstatist" package mentioned on the german SuSE website
> in the "News" section for the upcoming version 6.4 of SuSE Linux:
>   http://www.suse.de/en/produkte/susesoft/linux/new_in_64.html
> As the package description at 
>   http://www.suse.de/en/produkte/susesoft/linux/Pakete/paket_rstatist.html
> indicates, it should be more or less equivalent to my R-base rpm. But no
> ESS included. Available end of march / begin of april. This information
> is currently only available on www.suse.de and not on www.suse.com.
> Albrecht

r-help mailing list -- Read http://www.ci.tuwien.ac.at/~hornik/R/R-FAQ.html
Send "info", "help", or "[un]subscribe"
(in the "body", not the subject !)  To: r-help-request at stat.math.ethz.ch

More information about the R-help mailing list