[R] how to revert to an older limma version?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Jul 8 16:08:03 CEST 2007

That sounds as if you are running in a UTF-8 locale and your colleague is 
not.  We do ask for the results of sessionInfo(), which would have helped.

I suggest you try an English 8-bit locale and see what happens.

On Sun, 8 Jul 2007, Maya Bercovich wrote:

> Dear Sirs,
> How can I revert to an older limma version?
> Typing "install.packages("limma")"  in R gives a list of mirrors. How
> can I install the version I want after I obtain and untar the file (e.g,
> limma_2.9.1.tar.gz)?
> I am running R 2.5.0 on a Linux machine (CentOS 5).  When using limma it
> will not go past the read.maimages command.
> I get this error:
> Error in readGenericHeader(fullname, columns = columns, sep = sep) :
>         Specified column headings not found in file
> In addition: Warning message:
> input string 1 is invalid in this locale in: grep(pattern, x,
> ignore.case, extended, value, fixed, useBytes)
> I was told by a colleague that this may be due to my limma version.
> I try to use limma 2.10.5 and he uses 2.9.1
> Could this be the reason?
> Thanks in advance
> Maya
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