R-alpha: libf2c as a shared library

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard@kubism.ku.dk
21 Aug 1997 15:13:02 +0200

Ross Ihaka <ihaka@stat.auckland.ac.nz> writes:

> It should be easy to package the libf2c sources as an R library.
> I'm hesitant to put it into the core R distribution, because it
> adds a lot of source, although this would ensure that it was always
> available.
> So, should it go in the R core, or to CRAN?
> 	Ross

CRAN. Linuxites have in their distributions already, for instance.
Nothing good will come from having it twice. Possibly in different

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