[R-sig-Debian] Why is rstudio not in Ubuntu repo or PPA?

JJ Allaire jj @ending from r@tudio@com
Thu Aug 2 14:32:40 CEST 2018

Yes, a PPA would definitely be great and we'll look into doing that soon.

Dirk, you can avoid some of the scraping you are doing in those scripts via
the URLs here (which are redirects to the latest stable/preview/daily

On Thu, Aug 2, 2018 at 7:39 AM Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd using debian.org> wrote:

> As for non-manual updates, I have been using two scripts for a few years:
> https://github.com/eddelbuettel/littler/blob/master/inst/examples/getRStudioDesktop.r
> https://github.com/eddelbuettel/littler/blob/master/inst/examples/getRStudioServer.r
> They are part of the littler package (in Debian and Ubuntu, and on CRAN)
> and
> get tweaked / updated as the base URLs change.  Currently hardwired for the
> system I use (Ubuntu, amd64) but easy to generalize.
> That said, a PPA would be preferable as apt and friends are of course
> perfectly capable to 'sort' among available versions, download and install.
> Dirk
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