Re: [Rd] CRAN and R v2.2.1 for Windows

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Wed 21 Dec 2005 - 15:38:29 GMT

On 12/21/2005 10:21 AM, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
> Thanks for the new updates in v2.2.1.
>
> I just noticed a few "problems" on
> http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/base/.
>
> 1) The CHANGES and NEWS files for v2.2.1 does not include info on v2.2.1
> but only details up until v2.2.0, cf.
> http://cran.r-project.org/src/base/NEWS

Yes, we noticed that just after packaging; the patches will fix it.

> 2) The patched version is now denoted "beta" (files and installation
> directory), which I believe is misleading since it is a patch of the
> "stable" version.

That should be fixed soon. The handling for betas and patch versions is different, and sometimes there's a bit of a delay in the switchover as things fail on one or two builds.

Duncan Murdoch



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