[Bioc-devel] Updated biocLite -- please try!
laurent.gatto at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 09:59:25 CEST 2011
On 14 June 2011 23:21, Martin Morgan <mtmorgan at fhcrc.org> wrote:
> Hi BiocDevelopers --
> As mentioned previously, we have revised how biocLite works. Please try
> and then installing your favorite package
> The 'source()' command will download, install (first time only!) and load
> the 'BiocInstaller' package.
> biocLite does behave differently. It'll check for out-of-date packages and
> ask, after installing MyFavoritePackage, whether you'd like to update them.
> With no arguments, biocLite() installs just Biobase, IRanges, and
> AnnotationDbi. biocLite(character()) will look for out-of-date packages to
> update. And ?biocLite will provide a help page(!).
> The revised behavior should only occur in the 'devel' version of R, R-2.13
> should behave as before.
> Any feedback most welcome.
Just tested package updating with the new biocLite revision
(sessionInfo below) and everything worked well.
Could you clarify the distinction between the Bioconductor and
BiocInstaller packages? These look very similar.
R version 2.14.0 Under development (unstable) (2011-06-07 r56076)
Platform: x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu (64-bit)
 LC_CTYPE=en_GB.utf8 LC_NUMERIC=C
 LC_TIME=en_GB.utf8 LC_COLLATE=en_GB.utf8
 LC_MONETARY=en_GB.utf8 LC_MESSAGES=en_GB.utf8
 LC_PAPER=C LC_NAME=C
 LC_ADDRESS=C LC_TELEPHONE=C
 LC_MEASUREMENT=en_GB.utf8 LC_IDENTIFICATION=C
attached base packages:
 stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
other attached packages:
loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
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