[R-SIG-Mac] New to OS X - from where to install R?

Jari Oksanen jari.oksanen at oulu.fi
Sun Sep 29 18:28:55 CEST 2013

On 19/06/2013, at 12:40 PM, Rainer M Krug wrote:

> Hi
> I am completely new to OS X (linux user up to now)- so please excuse my
> ignorance.
> What is the best way to install R on OS X? Should I use something like
> Macports [1]? Or should I install from the official release from the
> cran site?
> What are the drawbacks of each?

The drawback of macports is that it brings you trouble and sorrow.

I don't know any drawbacks of using official CRAN releases.

Cheers, Jari Oksanen

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