[Slackbuilds-users] R failes to download

emmel the_emmel at gmx.net
Thu Jan 12 14:14:33 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 06:07:56AM -0800, Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Jan 2012, emmel wrote:
> >Tried to build R and got:
> >
> >http://cran.opensourceresources.org/src/base/R-2/R-2.14.0.tar.gz
> >Resolving cran.opensourceresources.org (cran.opensourceresources.org)...
> >
> >Connecting to cran.opensourceresources.org
> >(cran.opensourceresources.org)||:80... connected.
> >HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden
> >2012-01-12 11:39:18 ERROR 403: Forbidden.
>   I've not let the SlackBuild script download souces tarballs because the
> version number needs to be updated with each new build in any case.
>   If you wander over to www.r-project.org you can download 2.14.1, change
> the version in the script and build it.
>   I just did this (downloaded the tarball yesterday but got too busy to
> continue then). The upgrade from 2.14.0 to 2.14.1 went as smoothly as did
> the previous upgrades.
> Rich

So the .info lists a not working download link? Isn't that in violation
of the slackbuild guidelines? And should that not be mentioned in the
REDAME at least?
emmel <the_emmel at gmx.net>

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