[R] Problem with RHEL 5 repo and the latest R RPMs

Hugh Brown hbrown at chibi.ubc.ca
Wed Aug 26 18:14:39 CEST 2009

Martyn Plummer wrote:
> It turns out that the default checksum for "createrepo", the command
> that creates repository metadata, has changed from sha1 to sha256,
> whereas Enterprise Linux 5 still requires sha1. I have modified the
> scripts to use the older checksum for EL4 and EL5.
> Sorry for the slow reply. Lance Brown from Duke University already
> raised this problem with Bob Kinney and me.  When I saw a query from
> Hugh Brown I was not paying enough attention to see that you were
> somebody else.

This appears to have solved the problem.  Thanks very much for your help!

Hugh Brown, Systems Manager
The Centre for High-Throughput Biology
hbrown at chibi.ubc.ca

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