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

Seth Falcon sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Fri Dec 8 16:37:39 CET 2006

Sean Davis <sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov> writes:

> 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.

In fact, for binary packages, there is almost a guarantee that
packages will _only_ work with the version of R for which they are
intended.  Sorry about that.

>From an R 2.4 session, try:


+ seth

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