Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Installing weaver

It is not immediately obvious how one can install weaver (thanks to balajis for telling me about it--see his comment to the Sweave speed issues).

Do the following as superuser for a system-wide install:

1. install digest (from CRAN)
2. install codetools from http://bioconductor.org/packages/1.9/omegahat/html/codetools.html
3. install weaver from http://www.bioconductor.org/packages/1.9/bioc/html/weaver.html

A clunky way to install on Mac OS X and Linux is: as superuser do

R CMD INSTALL packagetarball

I'll add information on how to use it later, but one can always consult the weaver manual/vignette.

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