[BioC] Installing BioC w/ OSX (was installing Bioconductor in R)

Byron Ellis bellis@hsph.harvard.edu
Wed, 19 Feb 2003 17:05:33 -0500

The other alternative might be to download Jan de Leeuw's Mac OS X R 
installation from http://gifi.stat.pub.ucla.edu/pub which contains, 
among some 200-ish other packages, Bioconductor 1.1

On Wednesday, February 19, 2003, at 04:46  PM, Jeff Gentry wrote:

>> Hi, I have installed R and being using R for some cDNA analysis. (Mac
>> OSX)
> I will preface this by saying that I'm not very familiar w/ MacOSX and
> it's installation procedures.
>> I would like to add the Bioconductor in the R
>> I downloaded the bioconductor package and put the folder in the R 
>> folder.
>> however, when i type library(vsn), or library(Biobase) in R session
>> R session said can't find these packages.
>> please kindly advise me how I should do it
> What "bioconductor package" did you download?  The MacOSX package 
> bundle?
>> and I try to use getBioC() script to run in the R session.. and this
>> time they said my R is not configured to run HTTP.. :(
> Unless OSX registers as a unix under .Platform$OS, I do not think that 
> will work at all under getBioC().
> -Jeff
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