Question: Problem installing tximportData
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18 months ago by
elg0 wrote:


I do not know why I can't install tximportData. I managed to install tximport package tough.

Bioconductor version 3.4 (BiocInstaller 1.24.0), ?biocLite for help
> biocLite("tximportData")
Using Bioconductor 3.4 (BiocInstaller 1.24.0), R 3.3.3 (2017-03-06).
Installing package(s) ‘tximportData’
installing the source package ‘tximportData’

trying URL ''
Content type 'application/x-gzip' length 19229186 bytes (18.3 MB)
downloaded 18.3 MB

* installing *source* package 'tximportData' ...
** inst
** help
No man pages found in package  'tximportData'
*** installing help indices
** building package indices
** installing vignettes
Warning in file(con, "w") :
  cannot open file '\\Dca/el42208$/R/win-library/3.3/tximportData/doc/index.html': No such file or directory
Error in file(con, "w") : cannot open the connection
ERROR: installing vignettes failed
* removing '\\Dca/el42208$/R/win-library/3.3/tximportData'

The downloaded source packages are in
Warning messages:
1: running command '"C:/PROGRA~1/R/R-33~1.3/bin/x64/R" CMD INSTALL -l "\\Dca\el42208$\R\win-library\3.3" C:\Users\el42208\AppData\Local\Temp\RtmpkDm5En/downloaded_packages/tximportData_1.2.0.tar.gz' had status 1
2: In install.packages(pkgs = doing, lib = lib, ...) :
  installation of package ‘tximportData’ had non-zero exit status




ADD COMMENTlink modified 18 months ago • written 18 months ago by elg0

Hi Mike,

Thank you for your reply. It seems that folder is where tximportData html tximportData.R and tximportData.Rmd are going. But I do not know why is not founding it

> sessionInfo()
R version 3.3.3 (2017-03-06)
Platform: x86_64-w64-mingw32/x64 (64-bit)
Running under: Windows 7 x64 (build 7601) Service Pack 1

[1] LC_COLLATE=English_United Kingdom.1252  LC_CTYPE=English_United Kingdom.1252    LC_MONETARY=English_United Kingdom.1252 LC_NUMERIC=C                           
[5] LC_TIME=English_United Kingdom.1252    

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

other attached packages:
[1] knitr_1.15.1         rvcheck_0.0.8        BiocInstaller_1.24.0

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] tools_3.3.3



ADD REPLYlink written 18 months ago by elg0

I'm not sure what is the problem, but you can try installing to a different location using the lib.loc argument, see 

ADD REPLYlink written 18 months ago by Michael Love19k
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18 months ago by
Michael Love19k
United States
Michael Love19k wrote:

hi Elena,

the problem may have to do with this location:


which is not found upon installation. Is this a typical location for you machine? Can you include your sessionInfo()?

ADD COMMENTlink written 18 months ago by Michael Love19k
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