[Bioc-devel] FW: Package build error

Hervé Pagès hpages at fredhutch.org
Fri Oct 27 20:50:51 CEST 2017

On 10/27/2017 11:42 AM, Ioannis Vardaxis wrote:
> Hey,
> I think the problem might be coming from the command
> "file.path(path.expand('~'),'Desktop’)” on line 77 on MACPET.rmd file. I
> just want to find the desktop path for creating a folder there for the
> vignette and the examples. This seems to work on MAC, but not on the other
> platforms, how can I make it work in general?

Please don't assume that all your users are going to have a
~/Desktop folder.

If you just need a place to create temporary files, you should use

BTW those are not Bioconductor specific questions and are better asked
on r-help or SO.


> I replaced pdf_document2 with pdf_document by the way.
> Best,

Hervé Pagès

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