[R-SIG-Mac] Installing an older version

Erich Neuwirth erich.neuwirth at univie.ac.at
Thu Feb 7 14:26:13 CET 2008

After I understood your message I was able to follow it, an now things  
I can have both versions in parallel.

On Feb 6, 2008, at 6:30 PM, Simon Urbanek wrote:

> Erich,
> I have warned you that is will work only on some versions on the OS  
> - you failed to mention it, again! My guess is that you're using  
> Leopard in which case all this has nothing to do with downgrade, but  
> <R 2.6.1 was released before Leopard so you have to install it  
> directly form the Packages directory (see Leopard posts on R-SIG-Mac).
> Cheers,
> Simon
> On Feb 6, 2008, at 12:20 PM, Erich Neuwirth wrote:
>> That did not do it.
>> So after this failing I tried the following
>> I removed R.framework from  the machine and also R 2.6.app
>> In fact I complessed them and deleted the originals.
>> I still was not allowed to install R 2.5.1, all the components in  
>> the installer dialog box wee greyed out.
>> How can I get rid of any traces of the R 2.6.1 installation?
>> I am willing to start again and first install the older version,  
>> but at the moment I do not manage.
>> On Feb 6, 2008, at 5:43 PM, Simon Urbanek wrote:
>>> /Library/Receipts/R-*

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