[R-SIG-Mac] How to revert to older R version?

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Fri May 12 13:26:04 CEST 2006

On 5/12/06 7:12 AM, "Booman, M" <m.booman at path.umcg.nl> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I have just installed R 2.3.0 on my PowerMac to be able to work with
> Bioconductor version 1.8, but found out afterwards that the Bioconductor 1.8
> binaries are not yet available for OS X. They say they will be available soon,
> but since BioC 1.8 is from April 27 I figure 'soon' can be a while... So I
> want to return to an old R version, but I am not sure how to. I see in my
> Framework directory that the folder 'current' is just an alias to the 2.3
> folder; is it as simple as changing the alias to the folder containing version
> 2.2, or are there other modifications I have to make?

Not a direct answer to your question, but most of BioConductor installs just
fine as "source" packages on my Mac.  Before you decide to try to reinstall,
you might try installing source packages.


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