[Phylobase-devl] CRAN release
steve.kembel at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 17:14:01 CET 2009
Sounds good to me as well. Thanks to everyone who did the work to get
the package into great shape.
On Oct 27, 2009, at 7:40 AM, Ben Bolker wrote:
> sounds good to me.
> Thanks to Jim, Peter, and François for doing all the heavy lifting
> during this phase ...
> Jim Regetz wrote:
>> Releasing sounds like a great idea to me! I absolute agree about
>> more eyes to uncover issues and such. Also, expanding the pool of
>> who use and build on phylobase should be a positive force for setting
>> development priorities.
>> FYI, earlier today we discovered a problem with src/*.c files not
>> compiled during the Windows build process. I believe it was caused
>> by an
>> overly aggressive Makefile.win (created specifically for the ncl
>> and have my fingers crossed that the switch to a Makevars.win will do
>> the trick. It now builds properly for me on an XP VM with the Windows
>> toolset, and I'll check to see how it fares during the next R-forge
>> build/check cycle.
>> Peter Cowan wrote:
>>> I suggest we do a beta release of phylobase to CRAN. We seem to
>>> tackled most of the architectural issues and bugs that we wanted to.
>>> This and a lack of time has caused development to be notably slower
>>> over the last month.
>>> To the best of my knowledge all planned but unimplmented code, falls
>>> into the category of enhancements that would not break code produced
>>> w/ the current version.
>>> I think there would be great value in getting the package out to a
>>> wider audience (just this week I was asked how to do things in ape
>>> that are trivial w/ phylobase). More eyes will make bugs and gaps
>>> the documentation more obvious. Furthermore, package developers
>>> shy away from phylobase until it is available to them on CRAN.
>>> R-core has also just released 2.10.0 (which should make some mac
>>> issues a bit better.)
>>> Any objections?
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