[BioC] Error loading GO.db

Anne Deslattes Mays ad376 at georgetown.edu
Thu Jun 6 08:39:48 CEST 2013

Dear annotation team,

Thanks for the awesome work you do -- I try to load biocLite("ReportingTools") and get an error regarding GO.db
GO.db says it depends upon AnnotationDbi
I load biocLite("AnnotationDbi")

I try to load biocLite("GO.db") and get an error 

> biocLite("GO.db")
BioC_mirror: http://bioconductor.org
Using Bioconductor version 2.12
  (BiocInstaller 1.10.1), R version 3.0.0.
Installing package(s) 'GO.db'
trying URL 'http://bioconductor.org/packages/2.12/data/annotation/bin/macosx/contrib/3.0/GO.db_2.9.0.tgz'
Content type 'application/x-gzip' length 25061115 bytes (23.9 Mb)
opened URL
downloaded 23.9 Mb

The downloaded binary packages are in
> library(GO.db)
Error : .onLoad failed in loadNamespace() for 'GO.db', details:
  call: get(name, envir = asNamespace(pkg), inherits = FALSE)
  error: object '.setDummyField' not found
Error: package or namespace load failed for ‘GO.db’

Best regards,


Here is my sessionInfo

R version 3.0.0 (2013-04-03)
Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin10.8.0 (64-bit)

[1] en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/C/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8

attached base packages:
[1] parallel  stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods  
[8] base     

other attached packages:
[1] affy_1.38.1          BiocInstaller_1.10.1 RSQLite_0.11.4      
[4] DBI_0.2-7            AnnotationDbi_1.22.6 Biobase_2.20.0      
[7] BiocGenerics_0.6.0  

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
 [1] affyio_1.28.0         annotate_1.38.0       AnnotationForge_1.2.1
 [4] Category_2.26.0       edgeR_3.2.3           genefilter_1.42.0    
 [7] graph_1.38.2          grid_3.0.0            GSEABase_1.22.0      
[10] IRanges_1.18.1        limma_3.16.5          preprocessCore_1.22.0
[13] RBGL_1.36.2           splines_3.0.0         stats4_3.0.0         
[16] survival_2.37-4       tools_3.0.0           XML_3.95-0.2         
[19] xtable_1.7-1          zlibbioc_1.6.0       

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