[Bioc-devel] error message upon installing easyRNASeq PLUS OTHER QUESTION

Richard Friedman friedman at cancercenter.columbia.edu
Wed Nov 14 23:03:14 CET 2012


	Rswitch is no longer on the server.
I  will try renaming the app and reload R15.2.
In the meantime I am installing new packages in
the development version so I can get things done.

Thanks and best wishes,

On Nov 14, 2012, at 4:52 PM, Steve Lianoglou wrote:

> Hi,
> On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 1:13 PM, Richard Friedman
> <friedman at cancercenter.columbia.edu> wrote:
> [snip]
>> I am keeping 2.16 and 2.15 separate as far as libraries go.
>> However the RGUI boots with 2.16. Is there a way that I can switch back and
>> forth
>> to get it to Boot with 2.15?
>> When I click on the R terminals in 2.15 and 2.16 I get windows but I really
>> like the GUI.
> If you are using the builds from r.research.att.com, you will need
> RSwitch, which you can get from here:
> http://r.research.att.com/#other
> It's a small app which lets you select which version of R you want to
> be "active" -- it simply shuffles the `Current` alias in
> `/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions` to point to the right place
> (among other things, I guess).
> I'm not sure what will happen if you want to run an R-2.15 GUI and an
> R-2.16 GUI simultaneously -- I suspect this isn't easy to do, so ... I
> mean, I'm not sure what would happen if RSwitch has 2.15 set as
> current, and you launch R via the GUI. Then you tell RSwitch to set
> R-2.16 as the current, then launch R form the terminal ... I suspect
> this bad things will happen to your GUI session.
> Anyway, that's one easy way (if a bit limited in flexibility) to do
> what you want.
> There are other ways to have R-2.15 and R-2.16 running side by side,
> if you are comfortable compiling R-devel by source.
> There's also lots of good info on this R-sig-mac thread:
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.r.mac/6521
> HTH,
> -steve
> -- 
> Steve Lianoglou
> Graduate Student: Computational Systems Biology
> | Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
> | Weill Medical College of Cornell University
> Contact Info: http://cbio.mskcc.org/~lianos/contact

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