[R-SIG-Mac] R 2.15.2
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Oct 27 18:59:30 CEST 2012
On 27/10/2012 17:25, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On 27/10/2012 17:10, Roy Mendelssohn wrote:
>> I see that R 2.15.2 is now available for the Mac. In some of the
>> other R mail-lists people have mentioned having to reinstall packages
> they upgraded to 2.15.2. Is this likely to be the case or should most
> packages that worked worked with 2.15.1 still work?
> There are people posting misinformation ....
> There is no known need to reinstall CRAN packages for R 2.15.2 from R
> 2.15.0. However, there are packages which have newest versions
> depending on R >= 2.15.2, and others depending on new versions of BioC
> packages which are available in BioC 2.11, which is the default in R
> 2.15.2 (as distinct from BioC 2.10 in R 2.15.). So I would always
> suggest using update.packages() after updating R.
Of course *binary* versions of such packages will only become available
once the bots are updated to R 2.15.2. But in a new feature in 2.15.2:
There is a binary version available (and will be installed) but the
source version is later:
demography 1.13 1.14
so you do get told about this.
>> Thanks for any insight.
>> -Roy M.
>> "The contents of this message do not reflect any position of the U.S.
>> Government or NOAA."
>> Roy Mendelssohn
>> Supervisory Operations Research Analyst
>> Environmental Research Division
>> Southwest Fisheries Science Center
>> 1352 Lighthouse Avenue
>> Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2097
>> e-mail: Roy.Mendelssohn at noaa.gov (Note new e-mail address)
>> voice: (831)-648-9029
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>> "Old age and treachery will overcome youth and skill."
>> "From those who have been given much, much will be expected"
>> "the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice"
>> -MLK Jr.
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