[Rd] R-3.1.0 OSX Snow Leopard installs old binary

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Fri Apr 18 03:07:48 CEST 2014

On Apr 17, 2014, at 7:42 PM, Gábor Csárdi <csardi.gabor at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 5:18 PM, Simon Urbanek <simon.urbanek at r-project.org> wrote:
> On Apr 17, 2014, at 9:30 AM, Gábor Csárdi <csardi.gabor at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi All, I am not sure why this happens, but apparently an old binary is
> > installed by default. Downloading and installing the new binary by hand
> > works fine.
> >
> I think you may be misinterpreting - the is no binary for igraph 0.7 because it fails make check,
> Btw. it fails R CMD check (there is no make check afaik) because it suggests a BioC package (graph), that is not available. Can CRAN packages not depend on BioC packages any more?

No, the issue is that igraph suggests graph yet fails when it's not present. It should guard against failure is case it's not available. I didn't look at this particular case, but sometimes that is necessary to break infinite dependency loops.


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