[R] How to create an R RPM from source

Waichler, Scott R Scott.Waichler at pnl.gov
Mon May 21 17:23:37 CEST 2007

> > I use some computers that run older versions of Redhat Linux such as

> > EL3.  RPMs for the current version of R are no longer provided via 
> > CRAN for these older operating system versions.  How can I compile
> > own RPM for the current version of R, which I could then use to 
> > install R quickly and easily on multiple machines?

I should have said that I do have root privileges.  I said I wasn't a
system administrator to indicate that I don't deal with installation
issues on a regular basis, and so am not real familiar with the tools.
(Thanks for the reply, Russ.  The materials look promising.)


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