For the sake of completeness I got this to work locally by enabling a couple of
repositories. It all worked seamlessly after that for installing R.
RUN yum -y update && yum -y install yum-utils && yum-config-manager
--enable rhel-8-for-x86_64-supplementary-rpms && yum-config-manager --enable
codeready-builder-for-rhel-8-x86_64-rpms && yum -y install
&& yum -y
install R-core-devel R-devel R
This is on a registered local machine. it can't be built in quay.io like this, and
I'm wondering if this also isn't allowed with that ubi8 image in quay.io in a
R is one of the many building blocks we use for genetic analysis, and I'm keen to
share information like this.