Re: [Rd] R 2.1.1 slated for June 20

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue 14 Jun 2005 - 20:12:13 GMT

Marc,

Thanks for the confirmation. Is this using gfortran too? A date of 20050519 should be after the show-stopper bug was fixed, but I am waiting for 4.0.1 to be released (imminent) before doing more tests with gcc4.

Brian

On Tue, 14 Jun 2005, Marc Schwartz wrote:

> On Fri, 2005-06-10 at 14:57 +0100, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>> On Fri, 10 Jun 2005, Peter Dalgaard wrote:
>>
>>> The next version of R will be released (barring force majeure) on June
>>> 20th, with beta versions available starting Monday.
>>>
>>> Please do check them on your system *before* the release this time...
>>
>> Some things which it would be particularly helpful to have tested:
>
>
>> - Bleeding-edge OSes, e.g. anyone running Fedora Core 4 test 3? (These
>> often show up problems with bugs in the pre-release versions of
>> components such as X11 and compilers.)
>
>
> Just as a quick heads up, I installed FC4 Release ("Stentz") late
> yesterday.
>
> R (Version 2.1.1 beta (2005-06-14)) compiles fine using:
>
> $ gcc --version
> gcc (GCC) 4.0.0 20050519 (Red Hat 4.0.0-8)
>
> and make check-all passes with no problems.
>
> I have also installed all CRAN packages that do not require other 3rd
> party drivers, etc. and there were no observed errors in those cases.
>
> So far, so good.
>
> If anything comes up, I will post a follow up.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Marc Schwartz
>
>
>

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