[Bioc-devel] question about data size of package

Dan Tenenbaum dtenenba at fhcrc.org
Fri Jul 12 20:52:45 CEST 2013

Hi Ashley,

On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 11:50 AM, Ashley Liu <liuchenglin87 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm preparing a package to submit to Bioconductor recently. I notices that
> the package size must be less than 4M. However, I have a large data file as
> an annotation of the functions, which is not available online yet. Do I
> have to upload the annotation separately. If so, how can I use it in my
> package.

You can put the large data file in a separate package and it will go
(if the packages are accepted) into our data/experiment repository.
Make sure the software package Suggests (or whatever the appropriate
dependency is) the data package.


> Thanks.
> Ashley
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