Re: [R] How to search for packages

From: hadley wickham <>
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 14:11:22 -0600

On Feb 4, 2008 12:17 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel <> wrote:
> On 4 February 2008 at 10:03, hadley wickham wrote:
> | Before Christmas I started working on a solution for this -
> | - a site for searching, reviewing and tagging R
> | packages. Unfortunately I've run out of steam lately (and the lack of
> | a 64-bit ubuntu package for R means it's a bit out of date), but the
> Err, that got fixed early (or mid-) January. See
> and/or the README therein:
> R packages for Ubuntu on i386 and amd64 are available. The plans are to
> support at least the latest two Ubuntu releases and the latest LTS
> release. As of January 2008, these are Gutsy Gibbon (7.10), Feisty Fawn
> (7.04) and Dapper Drake (6.06), respectively.
> Kudos goes to Vincent and Michael for their work on Ubuntu packages based on
> our Debian packages.
> Maybe that can help crantastic get back on track. If on the other hand the
> dreadful winter sapped your energy, well then I'm out of options for help. :)

Ooops, I must have missed that. I'll try again later today.



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