Fedora 8 Update: rpy-1.0.3-3.fc8
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Update to R 2.7.2, also fixes security issue with unsafe temp directory handling in javareconf script.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-7619
2008-09-05 10:56:15
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Name        : rpy
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.0.3
Release     : 3.fc8
URL         : http://rpy.sourceforge.net
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.

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Update Information:

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

* 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 setup.py.
* 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
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #460658 - R: Insecure auxiliary /tmp file usage (symlink attack possible)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460658
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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 http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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