[Bioc-devel] Package size limitation

Kasper Daniel Hansen khansen at stat.berkeley.edu
Fri Aug 1 07:20:44 CEST 2008

I believe the right way to do this is the following

1) Make an AffyBatch containing only a few probesets to use for your  
examples. Include this in the package
2) Submit a package containing your experiment
3) Use the package above in a vignette.

But I am sure someone else will chime in.


On Jul 31, 2008, at 8:22 PM, Tobias Guennel wrote:

> Dear all,
> I'm writing my first R package that I want to submit to Bioconductor
> implementing an algorithm for detecting differentially expressed  
> genes that
> is not available in R yet.
> The example data set is an AffyBatch object that contains 6 read in  
> *.CEL
> files, which were used in the paper introducing the algorithm and  
> are most
> suitable to show the application of the package. Unfortunately,  
> including
> the data example increases the size of the compressed package to 6MB.
> Is there a way to drastically reduce the size of an Affybatch object  
> or are
> there other options that can reduce the file size?
> Thanks for your help,
> ------------------------------
> Tobias Guennel
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> Department of Biostatistics
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