[R] R works on Fedora Core 3
plummer at iarc.fr
Thu Nov 11 11:31:00 CET 2004
On Wed, 2004-11-10 at 09:19 +0100, Martyn Plummer wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-11-09 at 19:47, Jonathan Baron wrote:
> > On 11/09/04 20:37, Jari Oksanen wrote:
> > >
> > >On 9 Nov 2004, at 19:44, Jonathan Baron wrote:
> > >
> > >> The RPM for Fedora Core 2 seems to work just fine on Core 3.
> > >>
> > >> (The graphics window got smaller, but I'm sure there is a setting
> > >> for that.)
> > >>
> > >That would be good news. I really don't know how the graphics window
> > >became so big at some stage. (MacOS X is just cute here: tiny, sharp,
> > >fast graphics window.)
> > I have the opposite problem, a 1680x1050 display.
> > >Has the options()printcmd reappeared, so that dev.print() works without
> > >changing default options?
> > I can't imagine how this would change. This is the same "old"
> > RPM, not a new one. The option is there, and I don't think it
> > ever disappeared. I can't test it. This is my laptop, which is
> > not set up to print anything.
> My mistake. The default print command is determined at configure time.
> But the RedHat RPMS are built in a sandbox that has only the minimal
> configuration needed to build R. This doesn't include the lpr package so
> the default print command is null. I will fix this in the next RPM
> release, but right now I am upgrading to FC3.
An RPM for Fedora Core 3 should be on a CRAN mirror near you by the
weekend. This fixes the printcmd bug.
The X11() window is the right size for me, but it doesn't have a title
bar, which is a nuisance.
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