[BioC] Version package in release
pingou at pingoured.fr
Mon Mar 22 22:06:01 CET 2010
On Mon, 2010-03-22 at 14:01 -0700, Martin Morgan wrote:
> On 03/22/2010 01:53 PM, Pierre-Yves wrote:
> > Dear list,
> > At the moment to know the latest version of a package in the release
> > branch I am parsing the html of the page
> > (http://bioconductor.org/packages/release/bioc/html/<Name>.html). I was
> > wondering if there would be a easier way available to access this
> > information.
> > Would anyone has an idea about this ?
> Hi Pierre --
> ap = available.packages(contrib.url(biocinstallRepos()))
> or if the package is installed
> See also ?new.packages
Nice indeed but I was more thinking of a solution outside of R itself
(maybe something in the infrastructure of bioconductor).
Any clue ?
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