[R] Installing R on RedHat7.0

Martyn Plummer plummer at iarc.fr
Fri Nov 3 09:55:20 CET 2000

On 03-Nov-00 gb wrote:
> As I already have informed you folks, I have installed  R-1.1.1 on
> RedHat 7.0 from source, without any problems. Besides that some on 
> this list seemed to worry about the warnings the gcc compiler
> issued. Nevertheless, I  haven' noticed any anomalies with the 
> installed  R. Haven't been hard-testing, though.

I apologize for the delay in bringing out an RPM for Red Hat 7.0.
The main reason for the delay is that I have been very busy, but
I was also worried about the compiler warnings.  I didn't realize
they weren't fatal.  I shall roll up a new RPM at the weekend.

> RH 7.0 comes with gcc 2.96, which, according to gcc.gnu.org, "is not
> a formal  GCC release nor will there ever be such a release. Rather, 
> GCC 2.96 has been the code-name for our development branch that will
> eventually become GCC 3.0". Should this make us 7.0 users nervous?

It makes me nervous. Only my home machine has been upgraded.

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