Re: [R] Pros and Cons of R

From: Hans Ekbrand <>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 21:28:53 +0200

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 02:07:01PM -0400, R P Herrold wrote:
> On Thu, 22 May 2008, Monica Pisica wrote:


> >When a new R version is in place you
> >cannot up-grade your old R version, you have to do a new
> >installation and re-load all the packages you used to have
> >and delete / un-install the old version....
> ummm -- this is of course a function of the package manager
> and operating system being used, and not of R intrinsicly;
> under an RPM package manager, this issue is not present

Neither under .deb based OS:es such as Ubuntu and Debian.

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