edd at debian.org
Tue Oct 28 04:34:37 CET 2008
On 27 October 2008 at 22:10, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
| On 28 October 2008 at 03:34, Arnaud Battistella wrote:
| | Thanks a lot for your help! Just one last thing: how can we make sure
| | not to have duplicate version of packages (Debian & CRAN) and how bad
| | can this be?
| That's two last things if my counting is right :)
| a) We cannot avoid as the two `package systems' for R and Debian do not know
| about each other. Just run
| in an R session and see. It simply runs down the list in R_SITE_LIBS and
| checks all directories to generate the list of avoidable packages.
That should have been: 'list of available packages.'. Sorry.
| b) No issue at all. Worst case is probably that a package that is older
| _may_ get found if the search abort on the first hit. I am not sure if
| that is in fact the case though.
| Integrating some Debian knowledge into install.packages() and
| update.packages() would make for a nice project. Anyone interested ?
Three out of two people have difficulties with fractions.
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