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Red Hat Bug Fix Advisory: New R-base package available

Dec 21, 2000, 21:16 (1 Talkback[s])

Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2000 15:46 -0500
From: redhat-watch-list-admin@redhat.com
To: redhat-watch-list@redhat.com
Subject: [RHBA-2000:134-02] New R-base package available

                   Red Hat, Inc. Bug Fix Advisory

Synopsis:          New R-base package available
Advisory ID:       RHBA-2000:134-02
Issue date:        2000-12-19
Updated on:        2000-12-21
Product:           Red Hat Powertools
Cross references:

1. Topic:

New R-base package available

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Powertools 7.0 - alpha, i386

3. Problem description:

All R-base pacakes, including errata, released for Red Hat Powertools 7 experience problems with gcc optimizations which cause R to incorrectly report machine constants.

4. Solution:

For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filename]

where filename is the name of the RPM.

5. Bug IDs fixed
(http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):

21191 - R mis-reports machine constants

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Powertools 7.0:




7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name

b5788debd079c4ed18dc235bddcc6358 7.0/alpha/R-base-1.1.1-4.alpha.rpm
278409cdcceb545306223aed386f7569 7.0/i386/R-base-1.1.1-4.i386.rpm
e2afd10a621d93b8fef945f0980ccaf8 7.0/SRPMS/R-base-1.1.1-4.src.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security. Our key is available at:

You can verify each package with the following command:
rpm --checksig <filename>

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
rpm --checksig --nogpg <filename>

8. References:

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