[BioC] Biobase 1.6.3

Seth Falcon sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Wed Jul 27 19:46:00 CEST 2005

On 27 Jul 2005, jmacdon at med.umich.edu wrote:

> I can't install the devel version of BioC on Linux FC2 (or on
> Windows from source) because Biobase 1.6.3 fails with this error:
> In method for function "split": expanding the signature
> to include omitted arguments in definition: drop = "missing"
> Error in .MakeSignature(new("signature"), def, signature) :
> the names in signature for method (x, f, ) do not match function's 
> arguments (x, f, drop)
> Error: unable to load R code in package 'Biobase'
> Error: package/namespace load failed for 'Biobase'

The split function was recently changed in R-devel causing an
incompatibility with code that defines methods for split.

I've just checked in a fix to Biobase (1.6.4) that passes R CMD check
(warnings, no errors) and loads up fine for me on OS X.  A source
package should be available tomorrow.

+ seth

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