[Bioc-devel] error from biocLite on OSX with R-devel / Bioc-devel

Levi Waldron lwaldron.research at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 15:52:31 CET 2017

On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 12:23 AM, Martin Morgan
<martin.morgan at roswellpark.org> wrote:
> It seems like this is a local cache of the rstudio file that describes the
> mac repository. Maybe your vanilla execution of install.packages() does not
> use the repository that BiocInstaller does. So maybe
>     install.packages("lazyeval", repos=biocinstallRepos())
> fails (maybe if repeated a second time)?

Yes, you're right, it fails.

> This would sound like an RStudio
> problem. Is a work-around possible with
>   options(repos=c(CRAN="https://cran.r-project.org"))
>   biocinstallRepos()                   # should pick up new repository
>   biocLite("lazyeval")

This works for one install, then subsequently produces the same error:

Browse[1]> file

[1] "/var/folders/6n/cj15_ryn3ls0jtvfhtxztq080000gn/T//RtmpYdXlSZ/repos_https%3A%2F%2Fcran.r-project.org%2Fbin%2Fmacosx%2Fmavericks%2Fcontrib%2F3.4.rds"

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