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Fedora 8 Update: R-2.8.0-2.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-9273
2008-11-07 01:31:17
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Name        : R
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 2.8.0
Release     : 2.fc8
URL         : http://www.r-project.org
Summary     : A language for data analysis and graphics
Description :
This is a metapackage that provides both core R userspace and
all R development components.

R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics.
R is similar to the award-winning S system, which was developed at
Bell Laboratories by John Chambers et al. It provides a wide
variety of statistical and graphical techniques (linear and
nonlinear modelling, statistical tests, time series analysis,
classification, clustering, ...).

R is designed as a true computer language with control-flow
constructions for iteration and alternation, and it allows users to
add additional functionality by defining new functions. For
computationally intensive tasks, C, C++ and Fortran code can be linked
and called at run time.

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Update Information:

Update to R 2.8.0. Many bugs fixed, features added, etc, etc. Full details at:
https://svn.r-project.org/R/tags/R-2-8-0/NEWS
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ChangeLog:

* Sun Oct 26 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.8.0-2
- enable libtiff interface
* Sun Oct 26 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.8.0-1
- Update to 2.8.0
- New subpackage layout: R-core is functional userspace, R is metapackage 
  requiring everything
- Fix system bzip2 detection
* Thu Oct 16 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.7.2-2
- fix sh compile (bz 464055)
* Fri Aug 29 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.7.2-1
- update to 2.7.2
- fix spec for alpha compile (bz 458931)
- fix security issue in javareconf script (bz 460658)
* Mon Jul  7 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.7.1-1
- update to 2.7.1
* Wed May 28 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.7.0-5
- add cairo-devel to BR/R, so that cairo backend gets built
* Wed May 21 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.7.0-4
- fixup sed invocation added in -3
- make -devel package depend on base R = version-release
- fix bad paths in package html files
* Wed May 21 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.7.0-3
- fix poorly constructed file paths in html/packages.html (bz 442727)
* Tue May 13 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.7.0-2
- add patch from Martyn Plummer to avoid possible bad path hardcoding in 
  /usr/bin/Rscript
- properly handle ia64 case (bz 446181)
* Mon Apr 28 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.7.0-1
- update to 2.70
- rcompgen is no longer a standalone package
- redirect javareconf to /dev/null (bz 442366)
* Fri Feb  8 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.6.2-1
- properly version the items in the VR bundle
- 2.6.2
- don't use setarch for java setup
- fix R post script file
* Thu Jan 31 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.6.1-4
- multilib handling (thanks Martyn Plummer)
- Update indices in the right place.
* Mon Jan  7 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.6.1-3
- move INSTALL back into R main package, as it is useful without the 
  other -devel bits (e.g. installing noarch package from CRAN)
* Tue Dec 11 2007 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.6.1-2
- based on changes from Martyn Plummer <martyn plummer r-project org>
- use configure options rdocdir, rincludedir, rsharedir 
- use DESTDIR at installation
- remove obsolete generation of packages.html
- move header files and INSTALL R-devel package
* Mon Nov 26 2007 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.6.1-1
- bump to 2.6.1
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update R' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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