[Bioc-devel] How to update annotation packages

Valerie Obenchain vobencha at fhcrc.org
Thu Oct 16 17:59:26 CEST 2014

Hi Robert,

Annotation packages are generally updated before each release. You 
should have received an email from Marc (cc'd) last month asking if you 
had any updates. Updated packages are uploaded to our ftp server and 
Marc adds them to the repository.

If you need to make a change I think Marc needs to give you access to 
the server or maybe you already have it. He'll be able to fill in the 


On 10/15/2014 09:08 AM, Robert Castelo wrote:
> Hi,
> i submitted one release ago the following annotation packages:
> MafDb.ALL.wgs.phase1.release.v3.20101123
> MafDb.ESP6500SI.V2.SSA137.dbSNP138
> phastCons100way.UCSC.hg19
> for which i'm also the "maintainer".
> while the functionality to access their annotation resides in another
> software package i maintain (VariantFiltering), they contain some
> functionality to help updating their annotations themselves. i need to
> update those R scripts which are part of the annotation packages,
> however, i found nowhere whether this is possible via svn.
> how should i proceed with this, should i made the changes local and
> submit the new version, or is there some 'svn' way to do it just like
> with software or experiment data packages?
> thanks,
> robert.
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