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RStudio is continuing to refine their 👍🏽 new product version string scheme, with the most recent change using something like the following for daily builds:


The full URL for these Amazon S3-hosted builds is something like:

with the + getting URL encoded to %2B.

Unfortunately, AWS S3’s fairly unintelligent web server really wanted that + encoded to %2B for it to properly map to the retrieved-by-explicit-path-key bucket-backed object store. Since it was not, the download component of RSwitch v2.x failed with a somewhat inaccurate error message.

It was a minor fix that I finally had some spare cycles to make today.

You can download the RSwitch 2.1.2b universal binary here.

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