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Bug#617296: Any Progress with RStudio?

On 14 May 2014 at 17:08, Rogério Brito wrote:
| Is there anybody that wants to get rstudio packaged, even if in a "dirty"
| state, while other dependencies are not yet in Debian?
| I just started looking at the source and it seems to mostly compile with
| what we have in Debian, but I don't know (yet) how to convince the build
| system to use the local hunspell or the local mathjax.
| Anyway, I can push the *super* embrionary packaging that I have so far.  I
| would like some help with the maintainance of this package since I have
| barely any time left with the amount of packages that I maintain.

I am semi-regularly IM'ing or emailing with the RStudio founder whom I'll
meet tomorrow. I also have pretty good contacts with a number of other
RStudio developers and engineers. 

You want to look at the current dev packages, eg (in binary)
which, inter alia, contain a very cooked-up local build of pandoc to be able
to get the very, very latest pandoc binary without any depends.

I am not sure how ready this is even for Debian unstable, and they _do_
provide ready-made .deb packages that users like myself deploy.

I can ask tomorrow, but RStudio is still a pretty fast moving target.


Dirk Eddelbuettel | edd@debian.org | http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com

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