[BioC] Version package in release
mtmorgan at fhcrc.org
Mon Mar 22 22:25:29 CET 2010
On 03/22/2010 02:06 PM, Pierre-Yves wrote:
> 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
>>> 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).
didn't know there was an 'outside' out there. There's
and friends (different release number, mac or windows binaries).
> Any clue ?
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