BiocManager-pkg: Install or update Bioconductor, CRAN, or GitHub packages

Description Details Author(s) See Also Examples

Description

This package provides tools for managing Bioconductor and other packages in a manner consistent with Bioconductor's package versioning and release system.

Details

Main functions are as follows; additional help is available for each function, e.g., ?BiocManager::version.

BiocManager::install()

Install or update packages from Bioconductor, CRAN, and GitHub.

BiocManager::version()

Report the version of Bioconductor in use.

BiocManager::available()

Return a character() vector of package names available (at BiocManager::repositories()) for installation.

BiocManager::valid()

Determine whether installed packages are from the same version of Bioconductor.

BiocManager::repositories()

Bioconductor and other repository URLs to discover packages for installation.

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The version of _Bioconductor_ in use is determined by the
installed version of a second package, BiocVersion. BiocVersion
is installed automatically during first use of
`BiocManager::install()`. If BiocVersion has not yet been
installed, the version is determined by code in base R.

Author(s)

Maintainer: Marcel Ramos marcel.ramos@roswellpark.org (0000-0002-3242-0582) [contributor]

Authors:

See Also

Useful links:

Examples

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R.version.string
packageVersion("BiocManager")
if ("BiocVersion" %in% rownames(installed.packages()))
    packageVersion("BiocVersion")
BiocManager::version()

BiocManager documentation built on Nov. 16, 2019, 9:07 a.m.