[BioC] installing the bioconductor package in R 3.0

Steve Lianoglou lianoglou.steve at gene.com
Tue Jun 25 19:27:08 CEST 2013


On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 10:20 AM, Dan Tenenbaum <dtenenba at fhcrc.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 10:04 AM, Kaiyin Zhong (Victor Chung)
> <k.zhong at erasmusmc.nl> wrote:
>> Oh, sorry, my mistake, it's still hanging with "testing if packages can be
>> loaded".
>> However, after starting R with R --vanilla, I can install Biobase without
>> problems. I guess there is something wrong with my .Rprofile, let me post
>> it here for your examination:
> Without needing to look at your .Rprofile I can tell you there is
> something wrong with it, since installing packages works with
> --vanilla.
> I'm not sure what the problem is; maybe the CRAN mirror you've chosen is down?
> You can try with a fresh (empty) .Rprofile and add one line/function
> at a time and see where it breaks.

Yes, indeed -- do some promoter bashing on the file until you find the
regulatory element ...

... I think this is what they mean when they say that bench work can
be rather laborious ... ;-)


Steve Lianoglou
Computational Biologist
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

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