[R] Linux Install

MJ Ray mjr at stats.mth.uea.ac.uk
Mon Jan 8 13:05:07 CET 2001

Kirk Bryan <kbryan at eclipse.net> writes:

> [root at localhost /root]# rpm --install R-base-1.2.0-3.alpha.rpm
>  only packages with major numbers <= 3 are supported by this version of
> error: R-base-1.2.0-3.alpha.rpm cannot be installed 
> What to do?

1. Make sure you're using the correct package for your machine (are
you really using a DEC/Compaq Alpha?  Not a i386 PC?)
2. Upgrade RPM (I think there's a version 4 of the file format... ugh)
3. If all else fails, compile it yourself...
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