[R-sig-Debian] R 3.5.0 Binaries for Ubuntu now available

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Sun Apr 29 15:49:48 CEST 2018

On 29 April 2018 at 15:30, Jeroen Ooms wrote:
| On Sat, Apr 28, 2018 at 10:00 PM, Michael Rutter <marutter at gmail.com> wrote:
| > These have not been mirrored to CRAN as I want to have the other r-cran
| > packages built against R 3.5 before adding to CRAN.  Worried about breaking
| > working systems currently on R 3.4.4.
| Thanks, Michael. I did some simple tests, upgrading existing r-base
| installations to R 3.5. on Xenial and Bionic, and initially apt did
| the correct thing of removing the incompatible r-cran-xyz packages.
| However then I tried installing the (knowingly incompatible)
| r-cran-rcpp from c2d4u and apt didn't stop me. Do the r-cran-xyz
| packages from c2d4u not have the same r-api-nn dependency
| restrictions?

Does it have a r-api-3.4 tag like the official packages?  Michael and I may
at some have made an executive decision to _not_ impose those on c2d4u packages.
So blame us.


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