[Bioc-devel] unable to install/download IRanges, Biobase, GenomeInfoDb

Rodriguez Martinez, Andrea andrea.rodriguez-martinez13 at imperial.ac.uk
Fri Oct 7 02:14:33 CEST 2016

Hi Dan,

Thanks for your reply.

I use the command:

> biocLite("IRanges", ask=FALSE)

And got:

URL 'https://bioconductor.org/packages/3.4/bioc/src/contrib/IRanges_2.7.17.tar.gz': status was 'Failed writing received data to disk/application'

However, after restarting R various times, it finally worked, so I guess it was something to do with my computer ( I thought it could be somehow related with the warning from the build report).

Thanks very much,


From: Dan Tenenbaum <dtenenba at fredhutch.org>
Sent: 07 October 2016 00:22:14
To: Rodriguez Martinez, Andrea
Cc: bioc-devel
Subject: Re: [Bioc-devel] unable to install/download IRanges, Biobase, GenomeInfoDb

Have you tried to install those packages? Note that errors (or warnings) in the build report does NOT mean that you cannot install the packages.

Installing them works for me in the devel version of bioconductor.

If you have tried to install the packages, please share the command you used to do so, the output R produced in response, and the output of the sessionInfo() command.


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> From: "Rodriguez Martinez, Andrea" <andrea.rodriguez-martinez13 at imperial.ac.uk>
> To: "bioc-devel" <bioc-devel at r-project.org>
> Sent: Thursday, October 6, 2016 3:45:52 PM
> Subject: [Bioc-devel] unable to install/download IRanges, Biobase,    GenomeInfoDb

> Hi,
> I am a bit worried to see that I'm unable to install 3 central packages of
> Bioconductor: c. IRanges has warnings in the
> build/check report, but the other two seem fine.
> Some dependencies of my package (MetaboSignal) depend on these 3 packages, which
> means that if I try to install my package without prior installation of these 3
> packages, I get an error. The reason why I'm a so worried is because my package
> is now under review for publication in a journal, so I am afraid the reviewers
> might have trouble to install the package.....
> Does anyone knows if this is going to be fixed soon?
> Thanks very much in advance,
> Andrea
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