[Bioc-devel] changes to igraph break many Bioconductor packages (in release and devel)

Glyn Bradley glyn.x.bradley at gsk.com
Wed Jul 22 10:59:18 CEST 2015

Hi All

Is it acceptable to specify a particular version of igraph for our package to use, even as a temporary fix?

Failing that, does anyone know of any way I can get R to tell me which functions in our package (CausalR) call which igraph functions?


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The igraph package (in CRAN) recently had a major API change. The changes are detailed in its NEWS file:

The changes cause many Bioconductor packages to break in both release and devel. If you are the maintainer of one of the following packages, please see our build report (release: http://bioconductor.org/checkResults/release/bioc-LATEST/ ; devel: http://bioconductor.org/checkResults/devel/bioc-LATEST/ ) for a report of the error and fix it right away in release (if your package is in release) and devel. You should increment the package version number as well in order to cause your changes to propagate.

FGNet *

* - these packages also need to be sure to import (in DESCRIPTION and NAMESPACE) the graph package.

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