[R] RPM of R-1.2.1 for RH 7?

Thomas Lumley thomas at biostat.washington.edu
Sat Jan 20 03:46:42 CET 2001

On Fri, 19 Jan 2001, Jonathan Baron wrote:

> There does not seem to be a RPM for Red Hat 7 of version 1.2.1.
> What should I do?  I have a new computer with RH7.

The easiest thing to do is to install from source.  You will need to
up/downgrade your gcc, though.  The notorious "gcc 2.96" supplied with RH7
causes a number of problems with R.

Installing from source will mean you want to uninstall before installing
an RPM, should one become available. 


Thomas Lumley			Asst. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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