[Bioc-devel] BioC 3.4: several package failures traceable to vsn req. R >= 3.4.0?

Panagiotis Moulos moulos at fleming.gr
Mon Oct 17 11:29:56 CEST 2016

Hi all,

I would like to add also metaseqR in the list of packages failing to 
build in malbec1 and morelia because of vsn. What would be the most 
appropriate course of action for the maintainers? Wait for vsn to be 
correctly built?

Best regards,


On 10/17/2016 11:34 AM, Ramon Diaz-Uriarte wrote:
> Dear All,
> Several packages (at least ADaCGH2, snapCGH, tilingArray, cellHTS2) are now
> (last 24 to 48 hours?) failing to build in BioC 3.4 in Linux (malbec1) and
> Mac OSX (morelia). Looking at the error reports they seem to be due to vsn
> not being available. Checking the vsn report
> (http://bioconductor.org/checkResults/3.4/bioc-LATEST/vsn) it seems vsn
> required R-3.4.0 at the time of the check. However, the new vsn on the svn
> repo (v.3.41.8) has
> Depends: R (>= 3.0.0), Biobase
> So I guess we just need to wait for vsn to be rebuilt? I would normally
> just wait quietly, but I am concerned because I think the creation of the
> BioC 3.4 release branch is today and release is tomorrow.
> Best and apologies for the noise if this issue is known,
> R.

*Panagiotis Moulos*
Post doctoral researcher
Biomedical Sciences Research Center 'Alexander Fleming'
Fleming 34, 16672, Vari, Greece
e-mail: moulos at fleming.gr <mailto:moulos at fleming.gr>

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