[Bioc-devel] update packages not working

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Fri Jan 26 18:23:06 CET 2007

>>>>> "Seth" == Seth Falcon <sfalcon at fhcrc.org>
>>>>>     on Sun, 21 Jan 2007 21:18:13 -0800 writes:

    Seth> Hi Mark,
    Seth> "Kimpel, Mark William" <mkimpel at iupui.edu> writes:
    >> I'm having difficulty auto-updating packages in R 2.5/BioC 2.0. R
    >> packages update without problem, BioC packages result in following
    >> error. 

    Seth> CRAN packages update because:

    Seth> a) the CRAN URL is essentially hard-coded into R

    Seth> b) CRAN packages, in general, have very few dependencies and those
    Seth> that they have are all in the CRAN.

not quite (but almost, I agree),
e.g., there is at least one CRAN package that depends on BioC 'graph'.



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