[R-SIG-Mac] R2.12 for Mac
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Nov 15 16:05:02 CET 2010
On Mon, 15 Nov 2010, Steve Lianoglou wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 5:24 AM, Ivan Calandra
> <ivan.calandra at uni-hamburg.de> wrote:
>> Dear users,
>> I've seen a few problems on this list related to R2.12 on Mac. It looks to
>> me that the Mac release is not really stable yet, or is it? Maybe it's just
>> a few instances and most of you have no problems at all with it.
> I've been using R-2.12 since day 0 and don't have any issues to report.
> I've also stopped using R from the GUI for a long time now (I only run
> it via the terminal, or through emacs/terminal), so if there are
> problems with using that for an extended period of time, I wouldn't
> know (I'm guessing there aren't, though).
I second that (and since I do quite a lot of development on my MacBook
Air, I was using pre-2.12.0 from ca day -30).
>> Therefore, I've kept my R2.11 on my Mac. Would you advise to upgrade or to
>> wait some time? And if I should/can upgrade, do you have any recommendations
>> regarding how to do it correctly (that are not included in the FAQ)?
> Keep in mind that you can keep R-2.11 on your machine *and* install
> R-2.12. If for some reason you think R-2.12 isn't stable enough for
> you, you can switch back to R-2.11 with Rswitch, which you can find
> Steve Lianoglou
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> | Weill Medical College of Cornell University
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