[R] Version control (git, mercurial) for R packages

Tom Roche Tom_Roche at pobox.com
Thu Feb 9 00:33:48 CET 2012

Peter Langfelder Thu Feb 9 00:01:31 CET 2012
> I'm exploring using a version control system

+1! welcome to the new millenium :-)

> to keep better track of changes to the [R] packages I maintain. I'm
> leaning towards git

I like 'git' too, but one thing to consider (though keep in mind that
I'm new to R, so I Could Be Wrong): R-forge


seems to be the "canonical" place to put R packages, and it's svn.
That can be finessed, e.g.,


FWIW, Tom Roche <Tom_Roche at pobox.com>

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