[BioC] 'namespace:Biostrings' error when installing VariantAnnotation

Steve Lianoglou lianoglou.steve at gene.com
Tue Jun 25 15:39:04 CEST 2013


On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 5:14 AM, Thomas Damm Als <tda at hum-gen.au.dk> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a problem when installing the R-package VariantAnnotation, I get the following error message:
> Error : object ?get_xsbasetypes_conversion_lookup? is not exported by 'namespace:Biostrings'
> ERROR: lazy loading failed for package ‘GenomicFeatures’
> * removing ‘/home/als/R/x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu-library/2.15/GenomicFeatures’
> There have been several reports with this error message, but they all relate to development version of Bioconductor, which I’m not using.

(1) How are you trying to install the package?

(2) Can you provide the output of the following commands?

R> packageVersion("IRanges")
R> packageVersion("Biostrings")
R> packageVersion("GenomicRanges")


Steve Lianoglou
Computational Biologist
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

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