Re: [Rd] An offer: R packages in Gentoo Land?

From: M. Edward (Ed) Borasky <>
Date: Sun 02 Jul 2006 - 08:21:08 GMT

Allen S. Rout wrote:
> Greetings. I love R, we run Gentoo. I want to maintain R packages in
> the same methods I use for the rest of them; in Gentoo this is in "the
> portage tree", or in "a portage overlay".
> I am working towards something I consider suitable for production
> release, and wanted to ask if there are conventional blessings which I
> ought to ask of the R-devel folks; How does this usually go, in
> R-land?
> Are there other developeRs who run Gentoo who would be willing to
> kibitz?
I'm neither an R nor a Gentoo developer but I run Gentoo and R and would welcome an integrated Portage/CRAN/Bioconductor package management system. I would recommend joining the "gentoo-science" mailing list. Email me off list if you'd like an introduction.

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky

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