[Bioc-devel] biocinstall.R bug(?) : "lite" not installing affyio

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Fri Oct 20 11:22:23 CEST 2006

Hmm, when I now rerun biocLite(),
'affyio' *is* installed. 

So, either, I the installation on Oct.5 I did had been
interrupted for some reason and there was never a bug,
or the bug was present only very initially.

Sorry for the noise.

>>>>> "Martin" == Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch>
>>>>>     on Fri, 20 Oct 2006 10:44:16 +0200 writes:

    Martin> After release of Bioconductor 1.9,
    Martin> I had "faithfully" installed it site-wide, using the usual

    Martin> biocLite(lib= <...>)  # default packages

    Martin> added by a few specific
    Martin> biocLite(<mypkg>, ...)

    Martin> However, today one of our users told me should couldn't use 
    Martin> the 'affy' package --- which I can confirm ---
    Martin> because 'affy' on loading tries to load/attach  "affyio",
    Martin> (and its DESCRIPTION has a 'Depends: ..... affyio' entry)
    Martin> but 'affyio' has not been installed by the above procedure.
    Martin> I believe the buglet lies in
    Martin> http://bioconductor.org/installScripts/2.4/biocinstall.R

    Martin> but am really a bit puzzled...

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