[BioC] problem of downloading

Kasper Daniel Hansen k.hansen at biostat.ku.dk
Fri Mar 4 18:37:32 CET 2005

If you had spend like 10 seconds on browsing the latest messages, you 
would have seen that Seth Falcon (who is now responsible for things like 
this) has stated that the metadata packages are currently offline for 
maintanence. Hopefully they will come back up soon, probably today.


On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 09:29:13PM -0600, Luo, Zhongjun wrote:
> Dear Sir/Madam:
> I got the following message when I downloading Bioconductor packages:
> > getBioC()
> Running getBioC version 1.2.69....
> If you encounter problems, first make sure that
> you are running the latest version of getBioC()
> which can be found at: www.bioconductor.org/getBioC.R
> Please direct any concerns or questions to bioconductor at stat.math.ethz.ch.
> Note: You did not specify a download type.  Using a default value of: Win32 
> This will be fine for almost all users
> [1] "Attempting to download KEGG from http://www.bioconductor.org/data/metaData/"
> Error in download.file(fileURL, destFile, mode = "wb", quiet = TRUE, method = method) : 
>         cannot open URL `http://www.bioconductor.org/data/metaData//./KEGG_1.6.8.zip'
> In addition: Warning message: 
> cannot open: HTTP status was `404 Not Found' 
> Any clue?
> Thanks.
> Zhongjun Luo, Ph.D.
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Kasper Daniel Hansen, Research Assistant
Department of Biostatistics, University of Copenhagen

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