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

Martin Morgan martin.morgan at roswellpark.org
Tue Jan 31 05:14:23 CET 2017

On 01/30/2017 09:52 AM, Levi Waldron wrote:
> 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.

so it seems like you can make this fail with pure R commands, 
repos="https://cran.r-project.org" or maybe a vector of two repositories?


>> 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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