Question: Cannot download GEOmetadb sqlite file
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17 months ago by
arnaud.ceol.pro10 wrote:


I cannot download the sqlite file anymore:

> getSQLiteFile(destdir=geoDbPath)
trying URL ''
Error in download.file(url_geo, destfile = localfile, mode = "wb") :
  cannot open URL ''


I've had the same problem with sradb for a while, until the links has been changed for a aws repository.


My session info:

> sessionInfo()
R version 3.4.1 (2017-06-30)
Platform: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (64-bit)
Running under: CentOS Linux 7 (Core)

 [1] LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8       LC_NUMERIC=C
 [3] LC_TIME=en_US.UTF-8        LC_COLLATE=en_US.UTF-8
 [7] LC_PAPER=en_US.UTF-8       LC_NAME=C
 [9] LC_ADDRESS=C               LC_TELEPHONE=C

attached base packages:
[1] parallel  stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods
[8] base

other attached packages:
 [1] raster_2.5-8        sp_1.2-5            SRAdb_1.37.0
 [4] RCurl_1.95-4.8      bitops_1.0-6        graph_1.56.0
 [7] GEOmetadb_1.38.0    RSQLite_2.0         GEOquery_2.46.0
[10] Biobase_2.38.0      BiocGenerics_0.24.0 logging_0.7-103






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ADD COMMENTlink modified 17 months ago by Sean Davis21k • written 17 months ago by arnaud.ceol.pro10
Answer: Cannot download GEOmetadb sqlite file
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17 months ago by
Sean Davis21k
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Sean Davis21k wrote:

Sorry for the recent instability. We have switched the GEOmetadb package over to AWS hosting as we did with SRAdb. I just made the change to GEOmetadb in both release and devel, so expect the change to be available from bioconductor in about 36 hours or so. If you need something sooner, installing from github ('seandavi/GEOmetadb') should get you the fix now. 


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