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Re: R 3.0.0 and required rebuilds of all reverse Depends: of R

On Tue, 02 Apr 2013, Jukka Ruohonen wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 05:39:05PM -0500, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> > When I said "peripheral" I meant in the sense that none of the Depends are
> > used by anything else beyond R. I know it is "not small" -- there are now
> > 4400 R packages on CRAN, and we have about 150 of those in Debian.
> I think it must be asked: what is the rationale of trying to
> re-package those for Debian? CRAN works.

CRAN works, but it's not optimal.

There's a reason why those packages are packaged, and why
http://debian-r.debian.net exists.

Don Armstrong

Sometimes I wish I could take back all my mistakes
but then I think
what if my mother could take back hers?
 -- a softer world #498

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