[Rd] Package update for old version of R

peter dalgaard pdalgd at gmail.com
Fri May 3 16:47:02 CEST 2013

On May 3, 2013, at 14:55 , Eilidh Troup wrote:

> Hi,
> Is is possible to create a release of a package against an older version of R? I would like to release a new version of the package I maintain, but have some errors when I test it against R 3.0.0. Would CRAN accept a new release that works with R 2.15.3 but not R 3.0.0?

I strongly doubt it. By the CRAN logic, it would move immediately to the Archived folder, which is a fairly obscure place to have your users go look...

They're usually helpful in getting you to fix the errors, though.


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