[Bioc-devel] BiocManager now on CRAN

Marcel Ramos m@rcel@r@mo@perez @ending from ro@wellp@rk@org
Sun Jul 15 19:53:06 CEST 2018

Hi Jason,

Please check all of your package files and not just the vignette.

The criteria involve a simple `grep` search of all package files for
the words `biocLite` and `BiocInstaller`.

~/Bioconductor/ClusterSignificance (master) $ grep -rn "biocLite" *

As I've mentioned in the previous emails, you can use:


to replace the source function call.

You may also refer to the "Installation" section of the devel landing pages
for an additional example:


Best regards,

On 07/14/2018 03:31 AM, Jason Serviss wrote:
> Hello Marcel,
> I notice that the package I maintain, ClusterSignificance, is included 
> in this list although I am unsure why. In your previous mail you say:
>> After the next couple of weeks or so, we will be identifying packages in
>> bioc-devel (3.8) that still
>> mention BiocInstaller / biocLite.
> I don’t find any mention of BiocInstaller or biocLite in the 
> ClusterSignificance vignette and it is a bit unclear to me what “make 
> changes to their ... package code to support the use of `BiocManager`” 
> specifically entails. Would you mind expanding on what criteria, other 
> than usage of BiocInstaller or biocLite in the vignette, that might 
> cause packages to appear in your gist?
> Kind Regards,
> Jason Serviss
>> On 13 Jul 2018, at 23:11, Marcel Ramos 
>> <marcel.ramosperez using roswellpark.org 
>> <mailto:marcel.ramosperez using roswellpark.org>> wrote:
>>> biocLite

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