[BioC] hexbin in R 2.2.0 - installation problem

Naomi Altman naomi at stat.psu.edu
Thu Oct 20 03:40:46 CEST 2005

Thank you Seth and Marcus.  Installing colorspace solved the problem.


At 04:53 PM 10/19/2005, Seth Falcon wrote:
>Hi Naomi,
>On 19 Oct 2005, naomi at stat.psu.edu wrote:
> > I just downloaded R 2.2.0 for Windows, after which I installed
> > several Bioconductor packages using the packages menu.
> >
> > I downloaded hexbin and graph apparently without incident, except
> > that "colorspace" was not found.
>I'm guessing:
>  1. you did the installation using the menus
>  2. you had selected only the bioconductor repository to select
>     packages from.
>Unfortunately, this doesn't allow the tools to install dependencies
>from other package repositories, namely CRAN, where colorspace is
>This isn't your fault and it is something we will try to address for
>the future.
>I think you can resolve your issue with hexbin by installing the
>colorspace package from CRAN.
>You might also try select both bioconductor and CRAN repositories form
>the menu and then reinstalling hexbin (note: I haven't tried this, but
>I think it has a good chance of working).
>+ seth
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