[Bioc-devel] Bioconductor 3.4 release schedule

Tyler Smith tyler at plantarum.ca
Wed Oct 5 23:33:10 CEST 2016


I submitted a new package after the deadline, so I understand it won't
be available to users until the next release in 6 months (assuming it's

I'm not clear on what happens once a package is accepted into
Bioconductor. At that point, if I make changes, are they visible to
users, or is the version of the package available via BiocLite() frozen
between releases? 

Put the other way, after my package is accepted, should I maintain
'stable' and 'developmental' branches in the package repo for my work?
Or is any change to my package treated as a development branch until it
gets frozen into the next official release in 6 months' time? 




On Tue, Sep 13, 2016, at 03:11 PM, Hervé Pagès wrote:
> Dear all,
> The tentative release date for Bioconductor 3.4 is Tuesday October 18.
> Please read full schedule here:
>    http://bioconductor.org/developers/release-schedule/
> One important deadline is Monday September 26, after which submitted
> packages won't be candidates for inclusion into the 3.4 release.
> Also, all packages must pass 'R CMD build' and 'R CMD check' without
> error by Friday October 7.
> Please keep a close eye on the build/check reports here:
> - software packages (updated every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday):
>      https://bioconductor.org/checkResults/3.4/bioc-LATEST/
> - experiment data packages (updated every Wednesday and Saturday):
>      https://bioconductor.org/checkResults/3.4/data-experiment-LATEST/
> We're in the process of migrating our devel builds to more powerful
> hardware hosted at RPCI in Buffalo. This will allow us to be back on
> a daily schedule for the software builds. We'll announce on this list
> when we make the switch (planned for next week).
> Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns about this.
> Thanks for contributing to the project,
> H.
> -- 
> Hervé Pagès
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