[R] [OT] R 1.5 for debian woody

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Fri May 10 04:20:04 CEST 2002

On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 08:07:22PM -0300, hzi wrote:
> >Probably never, since woody is frozen. Why don't you install the version
> >from unstable?
> >
> >man apt-get
> >apt-get -tunstable install r-base
> >
> >Christian
> >
> Christian-
>    This didn't work on my machine: it says the r-base package is 
> already the newest one installed (r-1.4.1).
>    Any suggestions?

Apt needs to know about unstable, so you need to add entries for unstable to
apt's sources.list file.

While you're at it, set up apt pinning to that testing is still preferred
over unstable. This is explained in the apt HOWTO, see e.g. 



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