Question: error in sourcing biocLite: Error in get(".BioC_version_associated_with_R_version", envir = asNamespace("tools")
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4.7 years ago by
United States
melanie.shook0 wrote:

I'm using R version 3.1.3 (smooth sidewalk) in Mac OSX Yosemite. When I enter the command:


I get the following error:

Error in get(".BioC_version_associated_with_R_version", envir = asNamespace("tools"),  : 

  unused arguments (".BioC_version_associated_with_R_version", envir = asNamespace("tools"), inherits = FALSE)

I was unable to find anything by searching the forums or reading the installation page. Does anyone know what is causing this error?

Thanks for any help.


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ADD COMMENTlink written 4.7 years ago by melanie.shook0

I wonder if you have another package loaded that is masking base::get(). Try starting R with:

R --vanilla

And then sourcing biocLite.R; does that work?


ADD REPLYlink written 4.7 years ago by Dan Tenenbaum8.2k

That worked! Thank you so much Dan.

ADD REPLYlink written 4.7 years ago by melanie.shook0
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