[Bioc-devel] right version "masked" by wrong version - not sure what "masked means"

Paul Shannon paul.thurmond.shannon at gmail.com
Fri Apr 13 19:33:29 CEST 2018

Thanks, Lori.  The package masking problem went away a few days ago.

 - Paul

> On Apr 13, 2018, at 10:31 AM, Shepherd, Lori <Lori.Shepherd at RoswellPark.org> wrote:
> Generally this means that there are multiple locations where the package is installed - as determined by .libPaths() - 
> The single package builder specifies a package specific place to install packages that are not installed by the daily builder
> C:/Users/pkgbuild/packagebuilder/workers/jobs/704/R-libs
> The package that was installled in this directory was masking the version used by the default location - 
> This is an issue on our end and if it occurs you should notify a Bioconductor team member. 
> Lori Shepherd
> Bioconductor Core Team
> Roswell Park Cancer Institute
> Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
> Elm & Carlton Streets
> Buffalo, New York 14263
> From: Bioc-devel <bioc-devel-bounces at r-project.org> on behalf of Paul Shannon <paul.thurmond.shannon at gmail.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 7:25:54 PM
> To: bioc-devel
> Subject: [Bioc-devel] right version "masked" by wrong version - not sure what "masked means"
> I am trying to build IGV (a new submission) on windows (tokay2) after linux and macOS build clean.
> IGV needs its base class package, BrowserViz, at version >= 2.0, whose build report is OK for install, build, and build bin.   BrowserViz 2.0.11 fails check, probably because now web browser is available on the build machines.
> The IGV build on windows reports an error I have not seen before.  Can anyone help?  What does “masked” mean in this context - not of a function, method or variable, but apparently of the entire package?
> - Paul
> * installing *source* package 'IGV' ...
> ** R
> ** inst
> ** byte-compile and prepare package for lazy loading
> Warning: version 2.0.11 of 'BrowserViz' masked by 1.11.0 in C:/Users/pkgbuild/packagebuilder/workers/jobs/704/R-libs
> Error : package 'BrowserViz' 1.11.0 was found, but >= 2.0 is required by 'IGV'
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