[R] RE: RPMS of R for Red Hat 8.0

Marc Schwartz mschwartz at medanalytics.com
Mon Oct 28 20:21:14 CET 2002

> From: Martyn Plummer (plummer at iarc.fr)
> Date: Mon Oct 28 2002 - 12:41:28 CET
> A binary RPM package of R 1.6.0 for Red Hat 8.0 should now be 
> available on a CRAN mirror near you. I apologize for the 
> delay, but it took some time to get a copy of the new Red Hat release.
> I shall continue to support Red Hat 7.x.
> For the security conscious: in order to check the GPG 
> signature on this package, you must first import my public 
> key (1024D/97D3544E) into the RPM database. See the man page 
> for rpm. This is a change from previous releases of Red Hat.
> Martyn


I am just curious as the file size of the RPM that you posted is 11.6
Mb, whereas the RPM that I compiled was only 10.8 Mb. 

Is there a different set of configuration options/steps that you use by
default?  I have not yet found any errors, but there may be something I
am missing.



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