[R-sig-Debian] Dependency failures on installing older R packages in Ubuntu

Jordan Dawe Jordan.Dawe at enernoc.com
Tue Feb 23 17:58:20 CET 2016

>apt is telling you that is has 3.2.3. Why don't you not use it?
>We are volunteers. We do promise that you can install ANY combinations of
>packages at ANY time.  We work hard to give you the current packages,

We are operating an R server in a business production environment, and
thus we wish to maintain package stability.  I understand you are
volunteers, and thank you for your efforts.  Since the previous versions
of these packages are available on your repository, I mistakenly thought
you intended there to be backward compatibility.

Thank-you for your prompt response.


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