[R-sig-Debian] R 2.4 needed for packages in testing _now_?

Tyler Smith tyler.smith at mail.mcgill.ca
Thu Oct 5 03:18:51 CEST 2006

Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> -- forwards by using the R 2.4.0 from unstable -- it runs fine on testing
>    The most 'high-end' solution is apt-get using pinning as described
>    in package apt-howto-en leading to
>          # apt-get -t unstable install r-base-core

Forward it is then! Everything's up and running fine now, and I've got 
2.4.0 ten days ahead of schedule as compensation for my time.

> My aplogies for upsetting your Debian system, and creating extra work. That
> wasn't the intend, but I hope I learned how to avoid it come R 2.4.1, 2.5.0,
> ... and other versions.  
> Cheers, Dirk

No problem at all. Thanks for your ongoing efforts in making R 
apt-get-able for the rest of us with (almost always) no trouble at all.



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