[Bioc-devel] bioconductor.org is back

Herve Pages hpages at fhcrc.org
Tue Mar 11 22:54:56 CET 2008


bioconductor.org is back online:


You can use biocLite() again to install packages:

  > source("http://bioconductor.org/biocLite.R")
  > biocLite("pkgname")

Reminder: if you are using BioC devel (currently BioC 2.2, you need R devel
for this), then it's recommended that you update your installation
frequently (at least once a week):

  > source("http://bioconductor.org/biocLite.R") # you'll get warnings the
                                                 # 2nd time you do this, you
                                                 # can safely ignore them
  > update.packages(rep=biocinstallRepos(), ask=FALSE)


Herve Pages wrote:
> Hi,
> For maintenance purpose, the server hosting bioconductor.org and
> cran.fhcrc.org will be down tomorrow March 11 between noon and 4pm
> (Seattle time). During this period of time, there will be no access to
> our website (http://bioconductor.org) and installing or updating
> Bioconductor packages will not be possible.
> Sorry for the inconvenience and thanks for your comprehension.
> Cheers,
> H.

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