[BioC] how to build a new bioconductor software package

wxu wxu at msi.umn.edu
Thu Aug 19 18:30:05 CEST 2010

Thanks, Steve,
That is exactly what I need,


Steve Lianoglou wrote:
> Hi Wayne,
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 12:20 PM, wxu <wxu at msi.umn.edu> wrote:
>> Hi community,
>> Suppose I have an R script of a new method for microarray data analysis. How
>> do I build a new bioconductor software package based on this script?
>> I check the "Package Guidelines" and the "Package Submission" on the
>> Bioconductor home page, but I still can not get it. Is there any more
>> detailed document or instruction for this?
> A bioconductor package isn't really any different than an R package
> (except that bioc suggests/requires(?) you to use S4 OO, if you're
> defining any of your on class at all).
> So, take a look at some of the manuals for creating R packages:
> * http://cran.r-project.org/doc/manuals/R-exts.pdf
> * http://cran.r-project.org/doc/contrib/Leisch-CreatingPackages.pdf
> Hope that helps,
> -steve

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