[BioC] problem with package version of rat2302 1.8.5

Seth Falcon sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Wed Sep 28 15:29:26 CEST 2005

On 28 Sep 2005, tliu at fhcrc.org wrote:

> Hi Mark,
> The function "getPkgVers" will read the version information from a
> file called "liblisting.Rda" in your library paths.  The function
> "sessionInfo" will find out which packages are loaded and then read
> the version information from their DESCRIPTION files directly.
> I think the information in your liblisting.Rda file is not
> up-to-dated (for some reason) so that the results from these two
> functions are different.

Right, geetPkgVers is from reposTools.  There is a function
syncLocalLibList that will update the liblisting.Rda file Ting

At this point, I recommend using sessionInfo() to determine what
version of a package you actually have installed.

Thanks for the report.

+ seth

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