[BioC] R-2.4.0/bioconductor/darwin kernel version problem

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Fri Dec 8 15:49:16 CET 2006

On Friday 08 December 2006 09:28, Charlie Whittaker wrote:
> Hi,
> My OS is Mac OS X Server 10.4.8
> I've got a fully functional R-2.3.1/bioconductor instance and decided
> to try installing R-2.4.0 in a different location.
> the R-2.4.0 appears fine but the bioconductor packages dislike the
> kernel version. The error is:
> -----
> Error: package 'affy' was built for universal-apple-darwin8.8.1

I don't think there is a guarantee that packages built on one version of R 
will work with another.  It looks like this is the case with the affy 
package.  You will probably need to reinstall bioconductor under 2.4.0.


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