[R] update from 1.41. to 1.5.0

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Apr 30 19:43:45 CEST 2002

On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, Dr. Peter Schlattmann wrote:

> Dear all,
> one perhaps stuoid question: If I want to update from 1.4.1 to 1.5.0
> under Linux do I not to rebuild the whole software from scratch or is
> there an update mechanism as in "update.packages" ?

Actually, all update.packages does is to work out which packages have
changed, download and rebuild those from scratch.

You need to rebuild from scratch.  This if far too big a change to be

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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