[Bioc-devel] .First.lib error in beadarray

Mark Dunning md392 at cam.ac.uk
Sun Sep 17 21:17:37 CEST 2006

Oleg and Seth,

Thanks for the advice. I changed the call to .First.Lib as suggested,  
which seems to have made the error go away (although there are other  
errors to contend with now...). I'm adding a namespace to the package  
anyways as that seems to be the way forward.


On 15 Sep 2006, at 16:12, Seth Falcon wrote:

> Hi Mark,
> Sorry for the delay in response.
> Mark Dunning <md392 at cam.ac.uk> writes:
>> Hi all,
>> Apologies if this is a basic question, but I am seeing the following
>> error in the 1.9 Check  report for beadarray on Solaris
>> Error: .First.lib failed for 'beadarray'
>> Call sequence:
>> 2: stop(gettextf(".First.lib failed for '%s'", libraryPkgName 
>> (package)),
>>         domain = NA)
>> 1: library(package, lib.loc = lib.loc, character.only = TRUE, verbose
>> = FALSE)
>> Execution halted
>> See section 'Generic functions and methods' of the 'Writing R
>> Extensions'
>> manual.
>> Full details are here:
>> http://bioconductor.org/checkResults/1.9/churchill-beadarray-
>> checksrc.html
>> I'm quite new to development, so unfortunately this message means
>> little to me and it's quite puzzling that it appears on Solaris and
>> no other machines? Would someone be able to give some pointers how to
>> go about fixing the error?
> The Solaris machine does not yet have up-to-date version of R alpha.
> Let's ignore this until it does and go from there.
> But thank you for keeping an eye on the check report of your package
> and posting questions.
> + seth
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