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

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Sat Oct 13 05:04:44 CEST 2012

On Oct 12, 2012, at 5:11 PM, R. Michael Weylandt wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 5:50 PM, Torben Griebe <torbengriebe at gmx.de> 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?
>> 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 ;)
> Fair question here, but in this case, I'll actually forward it along
> to the R-SIG-Mac list. There are R-SIG groups for Debian, Mac, and
> Fedora, though not Windows, just for future reference. You'd probably
> be able to get a good answer if we kept it here, but Simon Urbanek
> takes care of the R-SIG-Mac and he's the official "Mac Guy" for all
> things R and maintainer of the r.research.att.com site so he'll have
> the definitive word.

The site was inadvertently wiped yesterday and I'm restoring it piece by piece. The nightlies are up but not all tools yet. Sorry for the inconvenience.


> Michael
>> Thanks in advance
>> Torben
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