[Bioc-devel] Bug tracker for Bioconductor?

Yihui Xie xie at yihui.name
Fri May 23 22:10:01 CEST 2014

The CRAN page for a package also includes the BugReports field
(besides the URL field), and I believe that is certainly a better link
for bug reporting purposes.

Yihui Xie <xieyihui at gmail.com>
Web: http://yihui.name

On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 2:58 PM, Dan Tenenbaum <dtenenba at fhcrc.org> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Michael Lawrence" <lawrence.michael at gene.com>
>> To: "Kasper Daniel Hansen" <kasperdanielhansen at gmail.com>
>> Cc: "Michael Lawrence" <lawrence.michael at gene.com>, bioc-devel at r-project.org
>> Sent: Friday, May 23, 2014 12:48:55 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Bioc-devel] Bug tracker for Bioconductor?
>> To support the decentralized model, it would be nice to have a
>> standard way
>> of directing users to the right bug tracker. Perhaps this could be
>> specified as a URL in the DESCRIPTION and the Bioc package page could
>> link
>> to it.
> Already done; see for example the ACME package landing page:
> http://www.bioconductor.org/packages/release/bioc/html/ACME.html
> The URL is a clickable link. This could be the link to the github issue tracker. Note that you can have multiple URLs in the URL field, I believe comma separated. See also
> http://www.bioconductor.org/developers/how-to/git-svn/#advertise
> Dan

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