[Rd] R-1.2.3: a small suggestion (PR#961)

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at
Sun, 3 Jun 2001 22:26:44 +0200

>>>>> Peter Dalgaard BSA writes:

> Kurt Hornik <Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at> writes:
>> Interesting.  I thought this would not be the case.  What you say is
>> that a package may claim it only needs R 1.2.2 but this might not run
>> under R 1.3.0 if compiled under R 1.2.2?

> Hmm... nlme stopped working for me somewhere in the 1.2.2-patched
> series. I'm not altogether sure why, but I might have recompiled R to
> use ATLAS somewhere along the road. Not that there's any reason to try
> and figure out exactly what happened, but it reminded me that things
> like compiler and library setup might also be changed between
> versions.

Good point.  A reconfigured system might very well break things ...

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