From: Simon Urbanek <simon.urbanek_at_r-project.org>

Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 09:54:04 -0500

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On Jan 18, 2010, at 7:53 , Henrik Bengtsson wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 1:36 AM, Prof Brian Ripley

*> <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
**>> Not an issue for *this* list!
**>
**> I used this list to share this with package developers - not
**> particularly MacOS X users. As a package provider I'd like to know
**> when packages are not available on all platforms. It seems like a
**> errors, because the records show that packages are typically built
**> every day.
**>
**>>
**>> Please report to the maintainer and perhaps cc R-sig-mac.
**>
**> Maintainer has been notified repeatably without response (==don't know
**> if my messages even gets through).
**>
*

I wonder where you were sending your notifications -- quite apparently not to the right place as I didn't get any ...

Anyway, now that it reached me (through suboptimal channels as Brian pointed out) it should be fixed for the next run.

>> Note that you are

*>> looking at the (old) Tiger binaries and not the more current
**>> Leopard ones,
**>> which were last updated yesterday,
**>
**> Thanks for this note. As a non-OSX user, I wasn't aware of this. It
**> made me find:
**>
**> http://cran.r-project.org/bin/macosx/leopard/contrib/r-release/
**>
**> This is not the directory that are used for the MacOS X links when
**> going to package pages under http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/,
**> e.g.
**>
**> http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/aroma.core/
**>
**> The MacOS X links is:
**>
**> http://cran.r-project.org/bin/macosx/universal/contrib/r-release/aroma.core_1.3.1.tgz
**>
**> Another example is here:
**>
**> http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/biglars/
**>
**> Then, do the MacOS X links on the CRAN package pages need to be
**> updated/complemented?
**>
*

I think so -- there is currently a discrepancy - the checks show Leopard builds but that link is to the Tiger build -- Kurt, can you, please, check?

> If this is already well known, that is all I need to hear. (I

*> understand that install.packages() takes care of the installation).
**>
**> /Henrik
**>
**>>
**>> In any case, binary packages are a privilege and you can always
**>> install from
**>> the sources (in the vast majority of cases with no extra tools
**>> other than
**>> Xcode).
**>>
**>> On Sun, 17 Jan 2010, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
**>>
**>>> FYI,
**>>>
**>>> no MacOS X binaries have been built for CRAN since 2010-01-07:
**>>>
**>>>> url <-
**>>>> "http://cran.r-project.org/bin/macosx/universal/contrib/r-
**>>>> release/";
**>>>> x <- readLines(url);
**>>>
**>>> pattern <- ".*([0-9]{2}-[A-Za-z]{3}-[0-9]{4}) ([0-9]{2}:[0-9]
**>>> {2}).*";
**>>> y <- grep(pattern, x, value=TRUE);
**>>> y <- grep("PACKAGE", y, invert=TRUE, value=TRUE);
**>>> z <- gsub(pattern, "\\1", y);
**>>> z <- unique(z);
**>>> z <- as.Date(z, "%d-%b-%Y");
**>>> z <- sort(z);
**>>> print(z);
**>>>>
**>>>> pattern <- ".*([0-9]{2}-[A-Za-z]{3}-[0-9]{4}) ([0-9]{2}:[0-9]
**>>>> {2}).*";
**>>>> y <- grep(pattern, x, value=TRUE);
**>>>> y <- grep("PACKAGE", y, invert=TRUE, value=TRUE);
**>>>> z <- gsub(pattern, "\\1", y);
**>>>> z <- unique(z);
**>>>> z <- as.Date(z, "%d-%b-%Y");
**>>>> z <- sort(z);
**>>>> print(z);
**>>>
**>>> [1] "2009-07-18" "2009-07-19" "2009-10-02" "2009-10-16" "2009-10-27"
**>>> [6] "2009-10-28" "2009-10-29" "2009-10-30" "2009-10-31" "2009-11-02"
**>>> [11] "2009-11-04" "2009-11-05" "2009-11-06" "2009-11-07"
**>>> "2009-11-09"
**>>> [16] "2009-11-10" "2009-11-11" "2009-11-12" "2009-11-13"
**>>> "2009-11-14"
**>>> [21] "2009-11-16" "2009-11-17" "2009-11-18" "2009-11-19"
**>>> "2009-11-20"
**>>> [26] "2009-11-21" "2009-11-23" "2009-11-24" "2009-11-25"
**>>> "2009-11-26"
**>>> [31] "2009-11-27" "2009-11-28" "2009-11-30" "2009-12-01"
**>>> "2009-12-02"
**>>> [36] "2009-12-03" "2009-12-04" "2009-12-07" "2009-12-08"
**>>> "2009-12-10"
**>>> [41] "2009-12-11" "2009-12-12" "2009-12-14" "2009-12-15"
**>>> "2009-12-16"
**>>> [46] "2009-12-17" "2009-12-18" "2009-12-19" "2009-12-21"
**>>> "2009-12-22"
**>>> [51] "2009-12-23" "2009-12-24" "2009-12-25" "2009-12-27"
**>>> "2009-12-29"
**>>> [56] "2009-12-30" "2009-12-31" "2010-01-02" "2010-01-03"
**>>> "2010-01-04"
**>>> [61] "2010-01-05" "2010-01-06" "2010-01-07"
**>>>>
**>>>> print(table(diff(z)));
**>>>
**>>> 1 2 3 11 14 75
**>>> 46 12 1 1 1 1
**>>>
**>>> /Henrik
**>>>
**>>> ______________________________________________
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**>>>
**>>
**>> --
**>> Brian D. Ripley, ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk
**>> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
**>> University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
**>> 1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA)
**>> Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595
**>>
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