[Rd] Run up to R 2.0.0 for package maintainers

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Sep 7 10:01:37 CEST 2004

The major changes for R 2.0.0 are now in place, and we have provided a set 
of notes for package maintainers at


on both changes needed and new opportunities.

The main thing which needs to be done is to revise the DESCRIPTION file, 
in particular to ensure the Depends: field is accurate.

We do run daily checks over all the CRAN packages. See


(Unfortunately although the checks have been run last week, the summary 
has not been updated since Aug 29.)

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
1 South Parks Road,                     +44 1865 272866 (PA)
Oxford OX1 3TG, UK                Fax:  +44 1865 272595

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