[BioC] Bioconductor web page

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Thu Jun 7 03:55:16 CEST 2007

Hi Keith,

Keith Satterley wrote:
> I've been creating a script to install all packages that I want on computers in 
> our Institute and I've been checking what is installed by biocLite.
> The web page:
> http://www.bioconductor.org/docs/install-howto.html
> is incorrect. The error is that the page states that biocLite actually installs 
> 20 packages, including reposTools. However, reposTools is not installed, but 
> affyQCreport is installed.
> Could the install-howto be corrected?

Done. Thanks for pointing this!

> I guess to be technically correct, it could be pointed out on the web page that 
> installing the packages using biocLite also causes dependent packages, 
> widgetTools, affyio, GO, KEGG, tkWidgets, simpleaffy and RcolorBrewer to be 
> installed as well. At least, this happens on my Windows XP installation of R2.5.0.

Yes but as Seth mentioned, this list can change and there is probably little
value to keep track of it in our install-howto webpage.


> cheers,
> Keith
> ========================
> Keith Satterley
> Bioinformatics Division
> The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
> Parkville, Melbourne,
> Victoria, Australia
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