[BioC] rationale behind getBioC script

Adaikalavan Ramasamy ramasamy at cancer.org.uk
Fri Mar 11 18:45:50 CET 2005

Nothing is wrong. I was not aware of it. Still it would be nice to have

  BioC.packages <- function() CRAN.packages( CRAN=getOption("BIOC") )

Because I think I will struggle to remember the full form.

Thank you.

Regards, Adai

On Fri, 2005-03-11 at 10:07 -0500, Jeff Gentry wrote:
> > Is would be useful to have something similar to CRAN.packages, perhaps
> > named BioC.packages() . 
> What is wrong with:
> CRAN.packages(CRAN=getOption("BIOC"))
> You'll find that you can utilize all of the standard R installation tools
> with that same 'CRAN=' flag above.

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