[BioC] problem read.maimage("Agilent") -limma

Naomi Altman naomi at stat.psu.edu
Wed Jul 27 03:44:44 CEST 2005

Another quick and dirty solution is to keep R. 2.0.x around, read the files 
in and then bring .Rdata up in 2.1.1.  Works fine for me.


At 08:51 PM 7/26/2005, Francois Pepin wrote:
>On Wed, 2005-27-07 at 10:29 +1000, Gordon Smyth wrote:
> > The gene names in the AgilentFE export files contain strings such as \0,
> > which is being matched as the null character. This is not only causing the
> > file read to terminate premately, it is also causing a crash of R itself
> > when the string is printed.
>A quick and dirty solution would be to replace the \ with \\ using any
>text editor and load that into R.
>It's not very nice, but it should keep things working until a real
>solution is found.
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