[Rd] tcl problem with R-3.6.3?

Charles Geyer ch@r||e @end|ng |rom @t@t@umn@edu
Sat Feb 29 22:33:50 CET 2020

No. I didn't do any of that and am now at a hockey game.  But since I can't
reproduce the problem after an Ubuntu online update and reboot, I assume
the issue is moot.  But I will check these things in an hour or so.

On Sat, Feb 29, 2020, 3:24 PM Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd using debian.org> wrote:

> Charles,
> Did you try a build of the provided alpha, beta and rc releases made
> available to allow you to ensure that the released version would build and
> perform as expected?
> FWIW the new 3.6.3 made ~ 12 hours ago are already available for Debian,
> built for the Ubuntu backports at CRAN (thanks to Michael) and also in the
> base Rocker container behaves as expected (and as the one RC build did):
> edd using rob:~$ docker run --rm -ti rocker/r-base
> R version 3.6.3 (2020-02-29) -- "Holding the Windsock"
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> Platform: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (64-bit)
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> > capabilities()
>        jpeg         png        tiff       tcltk         X11        aqua
>        TRUE        TRUE        TRUE        TRUE       FALSE       FALSE
>    http/ftp     sockets      libxml        fifo      cledit       iconv
>        TRUE        TRUE        TRUE        TRUE        TRUE        TRUE
>         NLS     profmem       cairo         ICU long.double     libcurl
>        TRUE        TRUE        TRUE        TRUE        TRUE        TRUE
> >
> And (to echo Martin Maechler) tcltk comes up as TRUE as it should.
> Dirk
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