[R-sig-Debian] R 3.1.0 Beta installed but I'm not sure how

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Thu Apr 3 07:00:36 CEST 2014

On 04/02/2014 06:03 AM, Michael Rutter wrote:
> On 04/01/2014 08:22 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
>> On 2 April 2014 at 00:44, Rune Juhl wrote:
>> | Hi Rob
>> |
>> | I ran into the same issue earlier this morning on Ubuntu saucy. It
>> appears
>> | to be a mix up packing the 3.1 beta as 3.0.3.
>> |
>> | You can downgrade your R installation running something like the
>> following
>> | in a terminal
>> |
>> | sudo apt-get install r-base=3.0.3-1precise0 r-base-core=3.0.3-1precise0
>> Yes -- propagation of my Debian packages into Ubuntu is all Michael's
>> good
>> work.  When doing an update at work I saw that the 3.1.0 beta would
>> hit, and
>> I did not yet want that at work so I simply commented out that repository
>> definition in /etc/apt/sources.d/.  These packages may be spilling
>> over from
>> a test repo into the main CRAN mirror a little too soon...
>> OTOH they seem to work.  My CRANberries cronjob runs faithfully with the
>> 3.1.0 beta and I use it on my laptop too.
>> Dirk
> This one would be on me, from the Ubuntu side of things.  Dirk pushed
> the beta version (3.0.3) of 3.1.0 out and I didn't read the email
> carefully enough.  Thinking that it was a regular upgrade, I pushed it
> out to all currently supported versions of Ubuntu.
> Beyond the strange numbering of the package, it appears to be working
> just fine.  If there are any issues, let Dirk and I know and we can
> clear them up before the release of R 3.1.0.
> My goal is to only push out final release versions, although every once
> in a while a per-release will slip through.  Sorry if that caused any
> confusion.
> Michael

A ticket was reported on this topic, would be good if someone could
respond to it.


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