[R] R on UNIX Sun-Solaris 10.0 vs. S-Plus

From: Louisell, Paul <ploua_at_allstate.com>
Date: Sat 13 Jan 2007 - 05:49:23 GMT

This is a general question to people who've installed R on a UNIX sparc-sun-solaris platform:

Have you had any issues related to maintaining R on this platform, e.g., installations that didn't work, instances of R crashing and possibly requiring a new installation, etc?

I'm especially interested in anyone who has experience with both R and S-Plus on this OS. Is there any reason to prefer one over the other considering ONLY installation and updating issues? I don't have experience with R on UNIX, but I'm guessing that it's not much (if any) more difficult to maintain than S-Plus. I'd appreciate input from anyone who has experience.


Paul Louisell
Research Associate (Statistician)
Modeling & Data Analytics
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