[Bioc-devel] adapting 'biocinstall' to my institute's needs
fhahne at gmx.de
Wed May 3 15:54:45 CEST 2006
biocinstall is sourced from the Bioconductor Webpage by these lines of
code in biocLite:
choppedRVer <- gsub("(\\w+).(\\w+).(\\w+)", "\\1.\\2", thisRVer)
scriptUrl <- paste("http://www.bioconductor.org/", "scripts/",
choppedRVer, "/biocinstall.R", sep="")
choppedRVer eveluates to something like 2.3 (depending on your R
version) so the comple URL could for example be:
Hope this helps,
Paul Shannon schrieb:
> I hope this email is not misplaced. I searched the archives and did not
> find the information I am looking for.
> I have a number of R-shy users. One big hurdle they face is installing
> packages. 'getBioC' and 'biocLite' seem like just the right approach.
> I want to emulate this approach by creating a local version of that
> function which
> my users can easily source and execute. They will then be able to
> load (or update)
> all the R and bioc packages they need, along with local packages and
> code we write.
> Examining the source for getBioC leads me to 'biocinstall' but -- sorry
> if this is obvious, and I just missed it -- I can't find the source
> of that function, to study, learn from, and adapt.
> Could someone clue me in? I welcome any comments on the overall plan
> as well.
> - Paul
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