[Bioc-devel] Version numbers incremented?

Ulrich Bodenhofer bodenhofer at bioinf.jku.at
Tue May 17 15:12:11 CEST 2016

Thanks, Leonardo! Yes, all my four packages use knitr, while the other 
eight packages I mentioned use Sweave. So my question is answered and 
the issue is closed, thanks again! I just wanted to know what happened, 
since I could not find an explaination why the version numbers have been 

Best regards,

On 05/17/2016 02:17 PM, Leonardo Collado Torres wrote:
> Hi,
> Does your package use knitr for creating the vignettes? If so, it must
> be because of https://github.com/lcolladotor/derfinder/commit/c70ede92fb14e83a0fe0032353f7f897ff55b5d5
> (the equivalent commit for your package).
> Best,
> Leonardo
> On Tue, May 17, 2016 at 4:18 AM, Ulrich Bodenhofer
> <bodenhofer at bioinf.jku.at> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I just noticed that the version numbers of many (yet not all) packages have
>> recently been incremented from x.y.0 to x.y.2 both in the devel and in the
>> release branch. Actually, this affected all four packages I am maintaining,
>> but strangely none of the other eight packages that are maintained by other
>> members of my group. As it seems to me, the only change was the version
>> number in the DESCRIPTION file itself. What is the reason for that? I'm
>> sorry if this subject has been covered already and if I should know that. At
>> least I could not find any information on the bioc-devel list.
>> Thanks in advance and best regards,
>> Ulrich

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