[Bioc-devel] Some info for maintainers

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Thu Oct 21 15:25:41 CEST 2004

>>>>> "GS" == Gordon Smyth <smyth at wehi.edu.au>
>>>>>     on Thu, 21 Oct 2004 09:19:48 +1000 writes:

    GS> Hi Jeff,
    GS> At 01:12 AM 21/10/2004, Jeff Gentry wrote:
    >> Hi there ...
    >> First I'd like to remind folks to keep themselves intimately familiar with
    >> the package checking results available
    >> at: http://www.bioconductor.org/checkResults/checkResults.html as that is
    >> what is happening on our end.  Make sure to note the date stamp for the
    >> various platforms in case the checks happened before your last update to
    >> your package.  Packages need to pass that check w/o errors and (with rare
    >> exceptions) warnings - so if you're seeing something on our end that
    >> doesn't jive with what you get on your end, please let me know.

    GS> Is there is mis-match between the pc and sun checks? 

one of them definitely is the fact that for 
sparc-sun-solaris2.9 -- R version 2.0.0, 2004-08-24
which was an R development version called "unstable",
not even "alpha".
I think you should definitely update R to the released version!


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