littler 0.1.4

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Matthias Klose, the tireless force behind the Debian / Ubuntu gcc, python,
and what have you packages, sent me a minimal patch to let littler build when
the ld linker uses the --as-needed option (as
Ubuntu builds now do): all it took was a little reordering of arguments.

With that, I did a little cleanup as it has been a while since
version 0.1.3.
The brief (upstream) ChangeLog is as follows:

2011-09-15  Dirk Eddelbuettel  

        * Mark as release 0.1.4

        * Applied patch by Mathias Klose to prevent FTBFS with
          'ld --as-needed', cf LP bug 770980.

        * littler.c: A few small tweaks suggested by 'gcc -Wall'

        * examples/install2.r: Added a second R package installer example

        * examples/update.r: Switch to '/usr/bin/r -t' as shebang line
        * examples/fsizes.r: Dito

        * littler.c: Update copyrights to 2011
        * README: Idem

littler provides r
(pronounced littler), a shebang / scripting / quick eval / pipelining
front-end to the the R language and data analysis environment.

As usual, our code is available via our
svn archive
or from tarballs off my littler page and the
local directory here. A fresh package
is in Debian’s incoming queue and will hit mirrors shortly.

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