[ESS] build problem
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Tue Feb 7 18:05:41 CET 2023
> Le 5 févr. 2023 à 10:44, Dirk Eddelbuettel via ESS-help <ess-help using r-project.org> a écrit :
> On 5 February 2023 at 15:01, Sparapani, Rodney via ESS-help wrote:
> | I don�t have 28 on this machine. I am using 26 since there is not much
> | benefit upgrading.
> I am really sorry but I cannot let this stand. It is too close to FUD.
> As a general rule, newer *is* better. Features get added, bugs get fixed.
> Now, whether to upgrade or not is a personal choice, people may have
> different circumstances or constraints. But some systems _do_ make it both
> simple and convenient, and I have worked on (and contributed to) such systems
> for longer than a quarter century. And I for one am enjoying Emacs 28, now
> with an easily-installed .deb from Debian (thanks to Sébastien; I am running
> the Debian .deb without any hiccups on Ubuntu) also with current(ish) ESS,
> and it fabulous. In good part thanks to improved backend support (lsp server
> comes to mind, but also rendering).
> Yay for progress. Yay for volunteers taking care of these upgrades.
I wouldn't go so far as Rodney, nor for the same reason, but I'm still mainly on 27.2 to be able to use the good ol', stable, ESS 18.10.
École d'actuariat, Université Laval
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