[Bioc-devel] widgettools download problem w/ getBioC

Cyrus Harmon ch-bioc at bobobeach.com
Thu May 19 01:55:42 CEST 2005

On May 18, 2005, at 4:39 PM, Cyrus Harmon wrote:

> 1. What R versions are supported? I'm happy to do this on both  
> R-2.1.0 and R-SVN-current-as-of-today, but if either is known to  
> not be supported, it will save me time tracking this down. I'm not  
> too interested in pre-2.1.0 releases, although I imagine others  
> might be.

I'm getting 404 errors looking for the 2.2 binary release directory  
when I run getBioC. Perhaps getBioC should check the version and warn  
if we're using 2.2?

> 2. What to do about previous bioconductor installations? Do we  
> support getBioC for 1.6 on top of existing packages? Is there an  
> expectation that users blow away there old versions? Either  
> approach seems like it might be reasonable, but I'll skip testing  
> the install-over-previous-bioconductor thing if that's unsupported/ 
> known-not-to-work.

Is there an easy (or otherwise recommended) way to uninstall a BioC  

Thanks again,


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