[BioC] Bioconductor 2.3 Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5 binary packages are available

Steve Lianoglou mailinglist.honeypot at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 21:38:39 CET 2008


On Oct 29, 2008, at 4:32 PM, Patrick Aboyoun wrote:

> For the first time ever, Bioconductor is available on both Mac OS X  
> 10.4 (Tiger) and Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard). These packages can be  
> downloaded using biocLite in the standard fashion. For example to  
> obtain the Biobase package from within R:
>   source("http://bioconductor.org/biocLite.R")
>   biocLite("Biobase")
> You can also access these packages from the bioconductor website,  
> where package downloads are now supplied in four forms:  source  
> package, Windows binary package, Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) binary  
> package, and Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) binary package.
> http://bioconductor.org/packages/release/bioc/html/Biobase.html
> Some of these binary packages assume you have made additional  
> installations, like Graphviz, on your machine. For more information  
> on these additional installations see "R for Mac OS X Developer's  
> Page" at http://r.research.att.com.

That's great!

Out of curiosity, is there anything we have to keep in mind with 32 vs  
64bit setups (since some packages have compiled c code(?))?


Steve Lianoglou
Graduate Student: Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology
Weill Medical College of Cornell University


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