[Bioc-devel] New Package Submission Process

Dan Tenenbaum dtenenba at fredhutch.org
Mon Jun 6 19:52:05 CEST 2016

The new GitHub-based new package contribution system is up and running.

To contribute a Bioconductor package, file a new issue at


Read the full instructions here:


as well as the updated package submission page:


The old issue/package tracker is still up, but adding new packages is disabled.

Please post questions/issues to bioc-devel.


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Valerie Obenchain" <Valerie.Obenchain at roswellpark.org>
> To: "bioc-devel" <bioc-devel at r-project.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 5:43:41 AM
> Subject: [Bioc-devel] New Package Submission Process

> Package developers,
> On June 6 we will transition to our new 'package tracker' on github. The
> new system will enable a more public review process where community
> members (not just the assigned reviewer) can give technical and
> scientific input during the review.  More background in this post:
>    https://support.bioconductor.org/p/76472
> Over the next week, we'll post instructions for the new submission
> process on the web site and announce when access to the old tracker is
> shut off. Reviews that are in-progress in the old tracker will continue
> there and not be transferred to the new system.
> Valerie
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