[R-pkg-devel] Future location of Rtools?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Wed Oct 25 10:52:04 CEST 2017

On 25.10.2017 10:48, "Jens Oehlschlägel" wrote:
> Good morning,
> Duncan has announced that he steps back from the maintenance of Rtools.
> Where will I find the new Rtools toolchain that complements Microsofts R-version?

Just take the Rtools. Microsoft uses our toolchain as far as I know.
Also note that we will probably continue to build Windows binaries (and 
have never stopped doing so).

Uwe Ligges

> Kind regards
> Jens
>> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 28. September 2017 um 12:27 Uhr
>> Von: "Duncan Murdoch" <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com>
>> An: r-announce at r-project.org
>> Betreff: Re: [R] R 3.4.2 is released
>> I've just finished the Windows build of R 3.4.2.  It will make it to
>> CRAN and its mirrors over the next few hours.
>> This is the last binary release that I will be producing.  I've been
>> building them for about 15 years, and it's time to retire.  Builds using
>> different tools and scripts are available from
>> https://mran.microsoft.com/download/.  I'll be putting my own scripts on
>> CRAN soon in case anyone wants to duplicate them.
>> Nightly builds of R-patched and R-devel will continue to run on
>> autopilot for the time being, without maintenance.
>> I will also be retiring from maintenance of the Rtools collection.
>> Duncan Murdoch
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