[R-SIG-Mac] New to OS X - from where to install R?
Rainer M Krug
Rainer at krugs.de
Mon Sep 30 09:20:41 CEST 2013
Thanks Jari & Tom
I am, for the time being, using the CRAN build, but I might try the
homebrew version later on.
Thanks a lot,
Tom Hopper <tomhopper at gmail.com> writes:
> I've always used the official CRAN release and been quite happy. It might
> depend on what other software you need to integrate with, but I've used a
> bunch of front ends and run R (CRAN) from the command line with no problems.
> On Sun, Sep 29, 2013 at 6:28 PM, Jari Oksanen <jari.oksanen at oulu.fi> wrote:
>> 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 ? 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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