[Bioc-devel] Problem accessing annotation packages in R2.4.0

Seth Falcon sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Tue Aug 22 19:06:46 CEST 2006

Herve Pages <hpages at fhcrc.org> writes:

> Hi Keith,
> As James W. MacDonald posted here recently:
>     The binary metaData packages are typically not built until close to
>     release time for the devel branch. For those using
>     R-devel/BioC-devel, a
>     certain level of expertise is assumed, which (in this case) includes
>     the
>     ability to compile source packages.
> You might try to use BioC 1.8 windows binary versions of the annotation packages with
> R 2.4.0 though and they will probably work... (but we can't
> guarantee it)

After some discussion here, we are going to try and build Windows
binaries for the devel experiment and annotation packages to encourage
developers to use R-devel earlier rather than later.


+ seth

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