[Bioc-devel] gdsfmt not installed on Windows x64
dtenenba at fhcrc.org
Thu Oct 20 21:02:13 CEST 2011
On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Stephanie M. Gogarten
<sdmorris at u.washington.edu> wrote:
> The author of gdsfmt (who is in our group and also contributed to GWASTools)
> says that he plans to support 64-bit Windows in the future, but not in time
> for this release. So you should mark GWASTools as unsupported on 64-bit
> windows for now.
> Will 64-bit Windows users still be able to install GWASTools, since gdsfmt
> is only in "Suggests" and not required for package functionality?
Yes, they will be able to install and use it.
> On 10/20/11 11:33 AM, Dan Tenenbaum wrote:
>> Hi Stephanie,
>> On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 10:42 AM, Stephanie M. Gogarten
>> <sdmorris at u.washington.edu> wrote:
>>> I am getting the following errors in the build report for GWASTools,
>>> has gdsfmt in the "Suggests" field.
>>> gewurz, Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise SP1 (64-bit) / x64:
>>> During build:
>>> Error in library(gdsfmt) : there is no package called 'gdsfmt'
>>> moscato1, Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise SP1 (64-bit) / x64:
>>> During check:
>>> ** running examples for arch 'i386' ... OK
>>> ** running examples for arch 'x64' ... ERROR
>>> Loading required package: gdsfmt
>>> Failed with error: 'package 'gdsfmt' is not installed for 'arch=x64''
>> Our windows build machines have trouble building the 64-bit version of
>> gdsfmt. If you look on CRAN, the windows binary provided there is a
>> 32-bit only version.
>> You might communicate with the maintainer of gdsfmt and ask if they
>> intend to support 64-bit Windows. if not, what we can do is mark
>> GWASTools as unsupported on 64-bit windows.
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