[R-SIG-Mac] Reminder: Please test the 2.9.0 beta/rc binaries!

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Sat Apr 11 01:29:45 CEST 2009

On 10/04/2009 7:06 PM, David Winsemius wrote:
> On Apr 10, 2009, at 6:12 PM, Simon Urbanek wrote:
>> David,
>> On Apr 10, 2009, at 5:55 PM, David Winsemius wrote:
>>> I downloaded the Leopard 64 bit pkg: R-2.9-beta-48309.pkg
>>> It installed without apparent error. I want to retain version 2.8.1  
>>> so I checked to make sure the receipt had been deleted.
>> The receipts are now superseded in Leopard by an internal database  
>> which is controlled by pkgutil, so you have to use pkgutil --forget  
>> instead.
> I forgot to mention that I also tried that strategem at a bash prompt  
> after reading the MacOSX FAQ and was given the response the no such  
> program could be found.
> bash: pkutil: command not found

That looks like a copy/paste error, but the question is, when?  Did you 
try to run pkgutil and miscopy the error message, or did the error 
happen earlier?

Duncan Murdoch

> I am thinking I may not be properly qualified to be on R's bleeding  
> edge.
> David Winsemius, MD
> Heritage Laboratories
> West Hartford, CT
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