[R] Error in limma (was Error in grep)

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Oct 19 13:04:57 CEST 2004

On Tue, 19 Oct 2004, shizhu zang wrote:

> I used the function read.maimages in limma package to analyze the
> microarray data .but I got following message

> >RG <- read.maimages(targets$FileName, source="spot")
> Error in grep(pattern, x, ignore.case, extended, value, fixed) : 
>         invalid argument
> I don't know what is the matter 

It's an error from the limma package, not in grep (which is reporting that
it is being used incorrectly).  Please quote accurately.

It could be an error in your usage of limma, or in the package itself, but 
in either case you need to discuss it with the package maintainer in the 
first instance.

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