DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.updateObject  

This package is for version 3.16 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see updateObject.

Find/fix old serialized S4 instances

Bioconductor version: 3.16

A set of tools built around updateObject() to work with old serialized S4 instances. The package is primarily useful to package maintainers who want to update the serialized S4 instances included in their package. This is still work-in-progress.

Author: Hervé Pagès [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Hervé Pagès <hpages.on.github at gmail.com>

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biocViews DataRepresentation, Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.2.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.15 (R-4.2) (1 year)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 4.2.0), methods, BiocGenerics, S4Vectors
Imports utils, digest
Suggests GenomicRanges, SummarizedExperiment, InteractionSet, testthat, knitr, rmarkdown, BiocStyle
SystemRequirements git
URL https://bioconductor.org/packages/updateObject
BugReports https://github.com/Bioconductor/updateObject/issues
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