[Bioc-devel] Identify Bioc build machines

Dan Tenenbaum dtenenba at fredhutch.org
Fri Mar 4 16:33:18 CET 2016

There are a number of variables defined. You could check to see if the variable BBS_HOME is defined (it does not matter what the value is in your case, just whether it is defined or not).


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Thomas Dybdal Pedersen" <thomasp85 at gmail.com>
> To: "bioc-devel" <bioc-devel at r-project.org>
> Sent: Friday, March 4, 2016 1:17:38 AM
> Subject: [Bioc-devel] Identify Bioc build machines

> Hi
> Are there any environment variables set on the bloc build machines that unique
> identify them as such? The reason I ask is that I’m planning to create a
> testthat PR that adds a skip_on_bioc (similar to skip_on_cran) function. While
> I know you generally shouldn’t skip unit tests on build machines, some tests
> can be prohibitively heavy and cause the check to timeout - In these cases it
> would be better to have the unit tests and run them locally but have them
> automatically skipped on bio builds…
> best
> Thomas
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