[BioC] Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

Francois Pepin fpepin at cs.mcgill.ca
Wed Jun 6 16:45:46 CEST 2007

Hi Sandhya,

We've used R/bioconductor on XP 64bit and things work just fine. Keep in
mind that this will be a 32bit version of R. There are currently no
tools that can compile a 64 bit version of R on windows. This means you
will not be able to take advantage of the speed and available memory
increase of a 64-bit machine.

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On Tue, 2007-06-05 at 16:36 -0400, Xirasagar, Sandhya wrote:
> Hello,
> Has anybody used the Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/64bit/overview.mspx
> to run the BioConductor packages? 
> If so are there any configurations that one must be concerned about? Any
> advice is appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Sandhya
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