[Bioc-devel] Windows build error: cannot open file 'C:\Users\pkgbuild\AppData\Local\Temp\RtmpaEUpE0\xshell23645160444e': Permission denied

Dan Tenenbaum dtenenba at fredhutch.org
Fri Aug 21 20:14:00 CEST 2015

Often these kind of permission issues on windows have to do with using parallel resources and not cleaning up properly. It sometimes doesn't matter on other OSes, but windows is particular about it. For example, if you start a socket cluster, you must close it when you are done using it.


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> From: "Simon G Coetzee" <Simon.Coetzee at cshs.org>
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> Subject: [Bioc-devel] Windows build error: cannot open file
> 'C:\Users\pkgbuild\AppData\Local\Temp\RtmpaEUpE0\xshell23645160444e': Permission denied
> I am working on getting a package ready for Bioconductor called
> motifbreakR.
> http://bioconductor.org/spb_reports/motifbreakR_0.99.7_buildreport_20150818123558.html#moscato1_buildsrc_anchor
> This is the build report. My package has as part of it’s plotting
> function, the necessity of producing a temporary file that is read
> back in. This is likely where the issue lies, but I’m not entirely
> sure about the build environment, and where exactly the permissions
> issue lies. I am able produce the package on a local windows
> install; this includes the generation of the vignette during the
> build.
> Thanks for looking at this.
> Simon Gert Coetzee
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