[R-SIG-Mac] [R] missing gcc-42-5666.3-darwin11.pkg

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Oct 12 23:39:49 CEST 2012

On 12/10/2012 17:50, Torben Griebe wrote:
> Hi there,
> I just wanted to install gfortran via homebrew on mac os x mountain
> lion. It uses the package gcc-42-5666.3-darwin11.pkg for installation.
> Unfortunately I recognized that this package is not available anymore.
> But the google cache told me that it was available at
> http://r.research.att.com/tools/gcc-42-5666.3-darwin11.pkg some time
> ago (the site was cached at Sep 30th).
> Does anybody know, if the package was removed?

No, the whole directory has disappeared on the host machine.  This was 
not intentional.

Whist this is sorted out, I have put a copy at 
http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/pub/R/gcc-42-5666.3-darwin11.pkg .

> I also read that AT&T got some downtime a couple of hours ago. Could
> this be the actual problem? Is there any chance to be able to download
> the package again?
> Finally, I don't know, if this is the right place for this question.
> Honestly this is my first mailing list I'm posting to since ever :)
> So, if I'm at the wrong place, be patient with me ;)

You are asked to post Mac-specific questions to R-sig-mac, and I've 
moved this there.

> Thanks in advance
> Torben

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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