[Rd] R-2.5.0 install

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Apr 27 19:52:03 CEST 2007

On Fri, 27 Apr 2007, Seth Falcon wrote:

> Update:
> Seth Falcon <sfalcon at fhcrc.org> writes:
>> And for me it does.
> Almost.  With a clean package library, I end up with an error
> installing matchprobes because library.dynam can't find a shared
> library called matchprobes_1.8.0.  Since other packages that have
> native code are installing with version ok, I suspect this is a
> fixable bug in matchprobes.

Indeed it is.  The package has

.First.lib <- function(lib, pkgname, where) {
   ## load the compiled code
   library.dynam(pkgname, pkgname, lib)

and that should be

   library.dynam("matchprobes", pkgname, lib)

(That's not an uncommon mistake, BTW: EBarrays, puma and twilight of BioC 
seem to share it.)

Also, .First.lib will only ever tbe called with two args, and 'where' is 

BTW, I have BioC-1.9 and BioC-2.0 in separate library trees rather than 
use versioned installs: although the idea and code for the latter came 
from the BioC group, they are little used and have some rough edges.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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