[BioC] arrayQualityMetrics not producing all diagnostic plots
James F. Reid
james.reid at ifom-ieo-campus.it
Fri Oct 29 14:13:50 CEST 2010
Wolfgang Huber <whuber at ...> writes:
> Hi James,
> 1.) the "length(annotationInfo$annotation)" complaint is (as far as I
> currently understand it) related to a version incompatibility between
> newer versions of libcairo on your computer and the SVGAnnotation
> package. I am working with Duncan to sort this out. (See also
> What is the output of:
> pkg-config --modversion cairo
> on both of your machines?
on the machine with the length complaint I have 1.10.0 and on the machine with
the XML-node complaint I have 1.2.4.
> 2.) I have never seen the other error you report (about something being
> NULL that should be an XML-node), but it smells like it could be a
> consequence of the same underlying problem: format or content of an SVGH
> graphics file (which is an XML document) that is not expected by
> I am sorry that this functionality is so brittle. When it works, it is
> great, see e.g.
> Figures 4, 6 and
> Figs. 4, 6, 8. I am working right now on making it more robust!
> For now, all I can offer is the workaround already suggested in the 21
> Oct post. Sorry for that, this seems to be the cost of being 'cutting-edge'.
> Best wishes
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