[R] Make cdf package error Human Exon array

Martin Morgan mtmorgan at fhcrc.org
Wed Apr 3 21:38:29 CEST 2013

On 04/03/2013 10:15 AM, Maria Arnedo Munoz wrote:
> Hello everybody!
> I am not sure if this is the way for asking because I am new in this kind of
> "help-website" so, please if I am wrong tell me.

Hi Maria -- makecdfenv is a Bioconductor package, so ask on their mailing list



> I am trying to make a cdf package for the Human Exon Array chip from Affymetrix
> (HuEx-1_0-st-v2). I have downloaded the file HuEx-10-st-v2.cdf from the
> Affymetrix website and write the following commands in the R program:
> library(makecdfenv)
> pkgpath<-tempdir()
> make.cdf.package("HuEx-1_0-st-v2.text.cdf",cdf.path="/Working/",compress=F,
> species = "Homo_sapiens", package.path = pkgpath)
> It costs me a lot of time and most of the RAM memory of my computer and at the
> end the following message appears:
> Reading CDF file.
> Error in .Call("reaD file", as.character(file), as.integer(3),
> as.integer(compress), :promise already under evaluation: recursive default
> argument reference or earlier problems?
> I have no idea if I am doing anything wrong or if there is a better method for
> making the package, so any help will be really welcome.
> Thank you,
> Maria

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