[Bioc-devel] BiocLite - our package is not available

Sean Davis seandavi at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 16:15:06 CEST 2009

On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 9:46 AM,  <j.d.ronde at nki.nl> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Today I tried to download a package we created ('KCsmart', http://bioconductor.org/packages/2.4/bioc/html/KCsmart.html) through biocLite:
> source("http://bioconductor.org/biocLite.R")
> biocLite("KCsmart")
> I was a bit surprised to get the error
> 'Warning message:
> package 'KCsmart' is not available
> Through some further searching I tried to locate the package using
> biocContribUrl <- sapply(Biobase::biocReposList(), contrib.url)
> biocPkgs <- available.packages(biocContribUrl)
> 'KCsmart' %in% biocPkgs[, "Package"]
> And this also results in a 'FALSE' reply. The package builds and checks without any errors and other packages download fine so I'm guessing there's nothing wrong on the client side.
> Is there something I can do to make the package available through biocLite?
> Thanks in advance,
> Jorma de Ronde

Hi, Jorma.

What is the output of sessionInfo()?  In particular, what version of R
are you using?


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