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install_github forces upgrade of packages already installed #863
I need a package that is broken by the latest version of
Here the archived version is installed: https://travis-ci.org/cboettig/gpmanagement/builds/68427213#L2133
And here is
Here is the travis file for this build: https://github.com/cboettig/gpmanagement/blob/d1ac025328dc34dc1bd77bdf465f04ba2d6747fa/.travis.yml
Am I just missing something or is this not the expected behavior?
Just to make this a concise reproducible example:
devtools::install_version('igraph', '0.7.1', repo = 'http://cran.rstudio.com') # This next command first upgrades igraph, which causes the installation to fail devtools::install_github("nimble-dev/nimble/packages/nimble@stable")
note that the nimble package does not place any restrictions on version numbers of its dependencies (and its installation fails with igraph > 1.0, but works with 0.7.1). Or maybe @gaborcsardi can see if I'm just doing something wrong with respect to igraph or this installation?
+1 for an option to disable automatic package upgrades. The problem with
We still need dependencies that are currently not installed, just not reinstall packages when a suitable version is available.
referenced this issue
Sep 17, 2015
Still tries to install
Package: PredRetR Version: 0.55 Date: 2016-05-20 Title: PredRetR Author: Jan Stanstrup <email@example.com> Maintainer: Jan Stanstrup <firstname.lastname@example.org> Depends: R (>= 2.14.0), rmongodb, ggplot2, shiny Suggests: rCharts Imports: stringr, mgcv, pracma, boot, parallel, plyr, reshape2, Rplot.extra, massageR, igraph, ini Enhances: Description: Functions for PredRet prediction of retention times. License: GPL (>= 2) URL: None biocViews: Metabolomics Remotes: stanstrup/Rplot.extra, stanstrup/massageR