[R] installing R on Red Hat 7.1

Ray Brownrigg Ray.Brownrigg at mcs.vuw.ac.nz
Sat Jun 15 03:46:34 CEST 2002

I said (with reference to installing R-1.5.0 on RedHat 7.1):
> But I think you will find that even when you do install R-base first, or
> concurrently, it will then discover that libreadline is out of date and
> Tcl and Tk are not there (or perhaps also out of date - I didn't follow
> up on this).  So I suspect you will need to upgrade your RedHat to 7.2
> at least.
I was talking through a hole in my head :-).

Of course I was forgetting that what I had tried was to install the RH
7.2 version of 1.5.0 (that I had downloaded for my system) on somebody
else's system running RH 7.1.

Sorry about any confusion, and thanks to Jari Oksanen
<jarioksa at sun3.oulu.fi> for pointing this out.

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