A few months ago, Mariana Meireles created Rhumba, a fast R package manager and distribution leveraging the conda-forge initiative and the mamba library.
Today, we’re happy to announce a new major release of Rhumba, with tons of new features and the support of the Windows platform!
While CRAN is the official package manager for the R ecosystem, even simple operations can be time-consuming with it. By design, CRAN compiles packages on users’ machine which is a quite time-consuming task.
The huge effort of the
conda-forge community to build thousands of conda R packages makes them ready-to-use, without having to pay…