[Rd] RPM support for package installation?

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed Feb 7 18:46:20 CET 2007

>>>>> "Jari" == Jari Oksanen <jarioksa at sun3.oulu.fi>
>>>>>     on Wed, 07 Feb 2007 16:28:14 +0200 writes:

    Jari> On Wed, 2007-02-07 at 14:57 +0100, Martin Maechler wrote:
    >> >>>>> "Rhiannon" == Rhiannon L Weaver <rlweaver at stat.cmu.edu>
    >> >>>>>     on Tue, 6 Feb 2007 14:35:31 -0500 (EST) writes:
    Rhiannon> Hi,
    Rhiannon> Thanks for the clarification.  As long as the
    Rhiannon> admins don't mind (which I guess they won't
    Rhiannon> because it means they won't have to build RPMs or
    Rhiannon> binaries), I will be okay with just using local
    Rhiannon> versions of the libraries.  
    >> You will be using local version of the  ** packages **
    >> by installing them into your own library.  Try to be careful not
    >> to confuse the two terms.

    Jari> This is what Wikipedia says:

    Jari> "R is also highly extensible through the use of packages, which are
    Jari> user-submitted libraries..."
    Jari> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R_%28programming_language%29)

    Jari> Time to correct Wikipedia?

Yes, please!  I don't have time currently...

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