Re: [R] Error in AnnotationDbi package - makeProbePackage

From: Martin Morgan <>
Date: Sun, 08 May 2011 16:03:35 -0700

On 05/08/2011 02:15 PM, Helga Garcia wrote:
> Dear all,
> We have developed our own Affymetrix chip (Custom Express Array, PM-only
> with two species).
> I want to analyse the data with the limma package, but for that I need to
> built my own CDF package,
> probe package and built the filters to analyse one specie or another.
> I'm using the makeProbePackage available in the AnnotationDbi (for a
> R-2.13.0) but I got the following error message:
> Error in rep(NA, max(pm1, mm1, pm2, mm2)) : invalid 'times' argument
> I already tried an old version of R-2.9.1 with a package matchprobes (that
> is no longer update for R-2.13.0)
> but the same error occurs.
> Does anyone knows how could I overcome this problem?

Hi Helga -- Please ask this question on the Bioconductor mailing list, where you will get expert advice.

Be sure that your packages are up-to-date

and that you include the output of sessionInfo() in your post.


> Thank you very much for your attention.
> Best Regards,
> Helga

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