Upcoming release 0.7.0 - Call for testing

Stefan Rödiger stefan_roediger at gmx.de
Sat Apr 7 07:17:02 UTC 2018

I am using 0.7.0 (R 3.4.4) on Linux now intensively. So far no issues.

Am 7. April 2018 08:52:18 MESZ schrieb Thomas Friedrichsmeier <thomas.friedrichsmeier at ruhr-uni-bochum.de>:
>After a long silence, we're finally getting ready to release RKWard
>0.7.0. As this is the first release to be based on the KF5 / Qt5
>libraries, rather than KDE4 / Qt4, it would be highly appreciated, if
>you could help with testing to make sure we are not overseeing any
>important issues. As for new features, the most prominent thing to look
>out for is the new "split views" feature, which allows to view R
>scripts (or data) side-by-side in the main window.
>As a complication, the upcoming R 3.5.0 will break RKWard in two ways:
>RKWard 0.6.5 will not work with R 3.5.0 at all (if there is a need for
>this, we could consider also releasing a patched 0.6.5-release to
>support KDE4 installations; right now the focus in on 0.7.0, only).
>Further, RKWard 0.7.0 _compiled_ with R >= 3.5.0 will not run with R
>3.4.x and vice-versa.
>To make sure we avoid breakage as much as possible, we'll try to make
>do with a rather short testing period, and release on April 16th, i.e.
>roughly a week before the scheduled release of R 3.5.0. In order to
>make this work, ***I'd like to ask you to provide feedback by April
>13*** (the earlier the better). Naturally, if anything important comes
>up, the testing period will be extended as necessary. More details at
>https://rkward.kde.org/Release_Schedule .
>Downloads are also linked from the release schedule page, above, but
>as a lot of things have changed under the hood (corresponding to a lot
>of hard work by Meik and others). I'll point out the main downloads,
>here, too:
>---- Source: ----
>---- MacOS X installer: ----
>For OSX 10.11 or higher. You have to install R 3.4.4, separately.
>---- Windows installer: ----
>This comes bundled with R 3.4.4.
>---- Ubuntu binaries: ----
>For regular Ubuntu installs:
>For Ubuntu installs with the CRAN version of R:
>For Ubuntu installs with the CRAN version of R and KF5 backports:
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