[R] Make on RedHat 8.0
mschwartz at medanalytics.com
Mon Oct 21 20:12:55 CEST 2002
> -----Original Message-----
> I wasn't able to create an RPM for Red Hat 8.0 because it was
> released a mere two days before R 1.6.0. I have ordered a
> copy and it is on its way. Several people have offered to
> create RPMS for Red Hat 8.0, but I am turning down such
> offers because I don't want to temporarily hand over the job
> of creating RPMS to someone else. I hope that only a few
> early adopters of Red Hat 8.0 have been inconvenienced by the
> lack of RPMS. They should be up by the end of the week.
> I'll look into these issues when I get it. One thing I can
> say is that if the RPM builds, then R passes "make check".
Thanks for the update and I can certainly understand the issues behind
retaining control and liabilities.
Your last comment also helps as I continue to experience no problems
with the RH 8.0 version of 1.6.0 that I am presently using.
If it would be of help in the mean time, if anyone using RH 8.0 has any
questions regarding creating the R 1.6.0 RPM from the SRPM on CRAN using
their own system, I'd be happy to answer questions.
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