Oh I guess my remark became totally useless since
lintr 2.0.0 came out on CRAN recently. I should note that old options are still valid, though, so I can keep the following in my
(flycheck-lintr-linters "with_defaults(assignment_linter=NULL, camel_case_linter=NULL, commented_code_linter=NULL, absolute_paths_linter=NULL, line_length_linter(120))")
Not that I am a big fan of camel case, but Bioconductor folks are apparently.