[R-sig-Debian] R-SIG-Debian Digest, Vol 43, Issue 2

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Fri Mar 20 13:55:38 CET 2009

On 20 March 2009 at 12:34, Petar Milin wrote:
| > b) that said, you can often get R from Debian unstable onto testing. I
| > do
| > that, but that is a more advanced route than what you asked.
| So, that would mean:
|    deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian/ unstable main contrib non-free

Yes -- but be careful to also exclude automtic upgrades or you find yourself
with a Debian unstable system instead of testing. The key phrase is
'apt-pinning' -- Google it and read some of the tutorials.  But as I said,
this is more advanced material to may want to skip this for now.
| > So use the lines Paul sent to r-help in response to your earlier post:
| >   
| >   # Add R-repository
| >   deb http://cran.at.r-project.org/bin/linux/debian etch-cran/
| >   deb-src http://cran.at.r-project.org/bin/linux/debian etch-cran/
| And what about:
|    deb http://cran.at.r-project.org/bin/linux/debian lenny-cran/
|    deb-src http://cran.at.r-project.org/bin/linux/debian lenny-cran/
| They are in CRAN now.


Updates, corrections, patches, ... to the README would also be welcome.


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