[R] RPMs for R on the Redhat EPEL site

Waichler, Scott R Scott.Waichler at pnl.gov
Mon Aug 3 01:02:54 CEST 2009


> The maintainer of the RHEL RPMs no longer has an i386 machine 
> running EL4, and cross-building on an x86_64 machine did not 
> work, so I did not distribute them.
> As noted in a previous thread, there is a project to port the 
> Fedora R RPMs to Enterprise Linux:
> On Thursday 23 April 2009 15:08:26 Marc Schwartz wrote:
> > More info here:
> >
> >    http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL
> >
> > and the specific link for R for RHEL 4/x84_64 is:
> >
> >    
> http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/4/x86_64/repoview/R.html

I went to the EPEL site, but it appears that the links to the R-2.9.1
RPMs are just text files, ~17 km in size, e.g. the link below.  Do you
know where the actual RPMs are?  I don't know what a "metapackage"



Scott Waichler, Senior Research Scientist
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