[R] Timeliness of precompiled binaries--R-2.2.1 still notavailable as RPM

Gavin Simpson gavin.simpson at ucl.ac.uk
Mon Jan 30 19:40:42 CET 2006

On Mon, 2006-01-30 at 10:18 -0800, Waichler, Scott R wrote:
> >...More the point, though, which CRAN mirror were you looking at? R
> >2.2.1 was in all the EL3/4 and FC3/4 i386 and x86_64 directories I
> could be 
> >bothered to look at on the UK Bristol mirror for example.
> I use this mirror:
> http://cran.fhcrc.org/ 	Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle,
> WA
> Is there something about the timeliness/completeness of mirrors that I
> need to understand?


There can be problems with mirrors from time to time - indeed there have
been discussions on this list recently of one such case.

However, in this instance, my comments were based on me not noticing
that the rpm in the Redhat EL4 directory was still at 2.1.1 (where as
Martyn has updated all the other rpms to 2.2.1) and you not specifying
which flavour of Redhat you were enquiring about.

All the best,


> Scott Waichler
> Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
> scott.waichler _at_ pnl.gov
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