Re: [Rd] CRAN package with dependencies on Bioconductor

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2011 08:50:21 +0100 (BST)

On Sat, 11 Jun 2011, Kornelius Rohmeyer wrote:

> 2011/6/11 Prof Brian Ripley <>:
>> Note that until May 8 graph was a CRAN packge and the current version was
>> 1.30.0.  So of course CRAN binary packages built between April 26 and May 8
>> were built against the current CRAN version of graph, for any version of R.
> Thanks for the notice! But if I am not wrong, a version of my package
> that was published on May 26 and build therefore after the time period
> specified by you still suffers from these version incompatibilities.
> (Nevertheless it is of course possible that the problem is only caused
> by the migration to Bioconductor and in this case less problematic and
> only unfortunate in this one case). Perhaps the version downgrade of
> the graph package caused problems?

> So you say that the versions of Bioconductor packages on CRAN for
> binary builds are already normally the same as you would get by
> installing them as binaries from Bioconductor?

No, I did not say that.


Brian D. Ripley,        
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University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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