[Rd] RPM support for package installation?
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> 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> Time to correct Wikipedia?
Yes, please! I don't have time currently...
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