Re: [R] Downloads -- possible bug?

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Fri 20 Jan 2006 - 05:00:35 EST

Elizabeth Purdom <epurdom@stanford.edu> writes:

> Hi,
> When I go to the CRAN page to download a new version of R, there are not
> the same versions available depending on which mirror I pick. When I go to
> http://cran.cnr.berkeley.edu/, for example, I get 2.2.1, but if I go
> http://cran.stat.ucla.edu/ the option is 2.2.0 (I'm downloading the Windows
> base file). Neither refreshing nor clearing my cache changes it. For future
> reference, I'd like to know if this is a mistake or if different mirrors
> are just updated at different times?
> Thanks,
> Elizabeth Purdom

It depends on the mirroring sites' policy and maintenance.

UCLA apparently hasn't updated since October, which is quite extreme. My guess would be that it is a local bug rather than deliberate policy.

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