[BioC] bioconductor and ESS

Wolfgang Huber huber at ebi.ac.uk
Wed Mar 9 16:10:53 CET 2005

Hi Patrick,

are you sure that you are actually using the same versions of R when you 
call Rgui versus ESS? Perhaps your emacs accesses an old version of R 
that is still lying around somewhere on your computer.


Patrick Brown wrote:
> Hello.  bioconductor behaves strangely when I run R through emacs using 
> ESS.  I'm using R 2.0.1 with windows XP.
> using the R gui I get
>  > temp=new("phenoData")
>  > validObject(temp)
> [1] TRUE
> but in emacs I get
>  > temp=new("phenoData")
>  > validObject(temp)
> Error in validityMethod(object) : No slot of name "phenoLabels" for this 
> object of class "phenoData"
> so I'll use the R gui from now on, but I just wanted to point this out.

Wolfgang Huber
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