Re: [Rd] R 2.1.1 slated for June 20

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Tue 14 Jun 2005 - 21:52:36 GMT

Marc Schwartz <MSchwartz@mn.rr.com> writes:

> 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

Yep. Just tried the same on AMD64 (I had a bit of a fight converting my SuSE setup -- FC4 is quite unhappy about ReiserFS for some reason). A couple of f95 warnings whooshed by during the compile, that was all.

By the way, I noticed that you can now "yum install R R-devel" and get everything straight from Fedora Extras.

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