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Fedora 8 Update: rpy-1.0.3-3.fc8 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Update to R 2.7.2, also fixes security issue with unsafe temp directory handling in javareconf script.
Fedora Update Notification
2008-09-05 10:56:15

Name        : rpy
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.0.3
Release     : 3.fc8
URL         :
Summary     : Python interface to the R language
Description :
RPy provides a robust Python interface to the R
programming language.  It can manage all kinds of R objects and can
execute arbitrary R functions. All the errors from the R language are
converted to Python exceptions.

Update Information:

Update to R 2.7.2, also fixes security issue with unsafe temp directory handling
in javareconf script.

* Fri Aug 29 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway  - 1.0.3-3
- rebuild against R-2.7.2
* Tue Jul  8 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway  - 1.0.3-2
- rebuild against R 2.7.1
* Wed May 21 2008 José Matos  - 1.0.3-1
- Update to 1.0.3
- Backport two patches from upstream (turn off debug and use the lapack version that R was compiled with)
* Tue Apr 29 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway  - 1.0.2-1
- update to 1.0.2
- R 2.7.0
* Wed Feb 13 2008 José Matos  - 1.0.1-5
- BR texinfo -> texinfo-tex
* Wed Feb 13 2008 José Matos  - 1.0.1-4
- Rebuild for gcc 4.3
* Fri Feb  8 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway  - 1.0.1-3
- rebuild for R 2.6.2
* Mon Feb  4 2008 José Matos  - 1.0.1-2
- Sometimes _patch_'s guesses are not good enough. Redo patch to
* Sun Feb  3 2008 José Matos  - 1.0.1-1
- New upstream release.
* Mon Jan  7 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway  - 1.0-0.7.RC3
- find the moved R headers in their new home (/usr/include/R)
* Mon Jan  7 2008 Alex Lancaster  - 1.0-0.6.RC3
- BuildRequires: R-devel rather than just R
* Mon Nov 26 2007 Tom "spot" Callaway  - 1.0-0.5.RC3
- really rebuild against R 2.6.1
- versioned buildrequires for R
* Mon Nov 26 2007 Tom "spot" Callaway  - 1.0-0.4.RC3
- rebuild against R 2.6.1

  [ 1 ] Bug #460658 - R: Insecure auxiliary /tmp file usage (symlink attack possible)

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update rpy' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at

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