just to add to Torben's answer that the current update version for SPM5
is 3381 and 3408 for SPM8.
As John mentioned once, you can think of SPM8 as a bug-fixed version of
SPM5, with a few additional features. So don't worry.
At last, you will find more details on SPM installation on this page:
Torben Ellegaard Lund wrote:
> Dear YSL
> Just like SPM5, SPM8 needs to be updated currently with
> spm8_updates_r3408.zip found at
> Hope this helps
> Den 18/11/2009 kl. 22.03 skrev Yune Lee:
>> Dear SPMers,
>> I've been using SPM5, but I'm interested in using the recent SPM8.
>> For SPM5 version, I used the updates_1782 that debugged some issues
>> with it and I wonder if it's still necessary for SPM8.
>> Also wonder how reliable this new version and if there is anything
>> comparable to updates_1782 for SPM8.
>> Any comments would be appreciated.
Guillaume Flandin, PhD
Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging
University College London
12 Queen Square
London WC1N 3BG