[Bioc-devel] bumphunter 1.35.0 - GENCODE FTP Server File Download Error

Nitesh Turaga ntur@g@@b|oc @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Wed Oct 27 21:51:13 CEST 2021

Dear Selvi,

It looks like a transient issue that happens on and off.

I’m not sure there is any special insight I can offer here. I do not think any action is needed on your end.



Nitesh Turaga
Scientist II, Department of Data Science,
Bioconductor Core Team Member
Dana Farber Cancer Institute

> On Oct 25, 2021, at 12:00 PM, Tamilselvi Guharaj <selvi using ds.dfci.harvard.edu> wrote:
> Dear Bioconductor Core Team,
> The bumphunter package is exhibiting errors under the Linux and Windows
> platforms due to a file download failure from the GENCODE FTP server at the
> time of the daily multi-platform build/check testing for BioC 3.14.
> *https://bioc.ism.ac.jp/packages/checkResults/devel/bioc-LATEST/bumphunter/
> <https://bioc.ism.ac.jp/packages/checkResults/devel/bioc-LATEST/bumphunter/>*
> *FTP Server File Download Error:*
> Error in `download.file(resource(con), destfile)`: cannot open URL '
> ftp://ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/databases/gencode/Gencode_human/release_25/gencode.v25.annotation.gtf.gz
> '
> The file is downloading fine on our end. We routinely see this error in the
> daily testing reports and it goes away in a day or two. But it seems to be
> persistent for the past five days or so.
> Are such errors accepted or do we need to take any action from our end?
> Thank you very much in advance for any input.
> Thanks,
> Selvi
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