Re: [R] [R-pkgs] Biodem 0.1/orphaning of MAlmig

From: Federico Calboli <>
Date: Mon 25 Apr 2005 - 04:21:39 EST

On Sun, 2005-04-24 at 12:55 -0500, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> Actually, most of the time the dependency structure between Debian unstable
> and testing is such that the packages from unstable can be installed
> "straight through" into testing. Look at the apt-get HOWTO for the details on
> pinning which allows you to selectively pull in some package via the comfort
> of apt-get.

I am aware I could pin R, but I am quite conservative on that respect and I have always preferred waiting a bit more than mixing my distributions. I doubt it will be more than a few days (and besides, I would be surprised of any difference in the tarball built by R 2.0.1 and 2.1.0).


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