[Bioc-devel] Query bioconductor.org for what the current release version is?

Turaga, Nitesh Nitesh.Turaga at RoswellPark.org
Fri Nov 17 02:52:42 CET 2017

Hi Henrik,

Try https://www.bioconductor.org/config.yaml

You should have the essential information in there—
	 release_version: "3.6"

Hope this is what you are looking for.


> On Nov 16, 2017, at 8:09 PM, Henrik Bengtsson <henrik.bengtsson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi.  Is there a way, without using R, to query bioconductor.org (or
> any other reliable/maintained resources) for what the current release
> version of Bioconductor is?  Something like:
> $ curl https://bioconductor.org/api/version
> 3.6
> or possibly something fancy like:
> $ curl https://bioconductor.org/api/version.json
> {"version":["3.6"],"date":["2017-10-31"],"depends":["R (>= 3.4.2)"]}
> Thanks.
> Henrik
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