Re: [Rd] installing spam package is failing (spam_0.29-1)

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd_at_debian.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 20:16:25 -0500

For Pete's sake, could you please stop spamming the r-devel list?

We have a dedicated list r-sig-debian for questions related to R on Debian/Ubuntu. Please use it.

And as as far as I can tell, Peter already told you what's up:

   deb http://http://cran.cnr.Berkeley.edu/bin/linux/ubuntu oneiric/
       ^^^^^^^^^^^^

Not a valid url. Once you have told apt/dpkg about additional sources, the rest takes care of its own as higher package versions win:

edd_at_max:~$ apt-cache policy r-base-core

r-base-core:
  Installed: 2.15.1-1precise2
  Candidate: 2.15.1-1precise2

  Version table:

Dirk, one of several volunteers making sure the above "just works"

-- 
Dirk Eddelbuettel | edd@debian.org | http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com

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