Question: BiocUpgrade to 3.1 fails on R 3.2.0
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ori.staszewski0 wrote:



I am trying to update my current Bioconductor installation to 3.1 - however using BiocUpgrade this fails citing an incorrect R version, how would I get around this?

R version 3.2.0 (2015-04-16) -- "Full of Ingredients"
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> source("")
Bioconductor version 3.0 (BiocInstaller 1.16.4), ?biocLite for help
A new version of Bioconductor is available after installing the most recent
  version of R; see
> biocLite()
Using Bioconductor version 3.0 (BiocInstaller 1.16.4), R version 3.2.0.
> biocLite("BiocUpgrade")
Error: Bioconductor version 3.0 cannot be upgraded with R version 3.1.0

> sessionInfo()
R version 3.2.0 (2015-04-16)
Platform: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (64-bit)
Running under: Ubuntu precise (12.04.5 LTS)

 [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] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base     

other attached packages:
[1] BiocInstaller_1.16.4

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] tools_3.2.0


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ADD COMMENTlink written 4.5 years ago by ori.staszewski0

Start R with R --vanilla and then


You should end up with Bioconductor 3.1.

ADD REPLYlink written 4.5 years ago by Dan Tenenbaum8.2k
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