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  • Small things, mostly. 1. Buildproblem. Well-known and annoying. Build fails if debugging is on (which is the default) because Debugging.h breaks devQuartz.c compiles. If debugging is switched off on ...
    Jan de LeeuwJan de Leeuw
    Aug 12, 2003 at 8:44 pm
    Aug 13, 2003 at 11:28 pm
  • I'm sure that many people are in the same position as me in that they are trying to write packages and code that is vaguely "future proof". Would it be possible to get some guidance on how the R-core ...
    Marsland, JohnMarsland, John
    Aug 5, 2003 at 6:37 pm
    Aug 13, 2003 at 7:17 pm
  • I propose to move this thread to R-devel... Prof. Brian Ripley wrote: I just noticed that behaviour yesterday, and had not much time yet to investigate it. I compiled 1.7.0 myself (but compared with ...
    Philippe GrosjeanPhilippe Grosjean
    Aug 5, 2003 at 9:42 am
    Aug 5, 2003 at 6:53 pm
  • I would like to add a class to the SparseM package. I have a class "matrix.csr" that describes a matrix in compressed sparse row format, now I would like a class matrix.diag.csr that describes such ...
    Roger KoenkerRoger Koenker
    Aug 24, 2003 at 1:47 pm
    Aug 27, 2003 at 2:50 pm
  • I'd like to add an "on.exit" flag to "reg.finalizer". Is it possible to check out the source via anon cvs? (If so, which module is preferred for this sort of thing, and which diff flags?) Tim -- ...
    Timothy H. KeittTimothy H. Keitt
    Aug 17, 2003 at 6:05 pm
    Aug 18, 2003 at 3:31 pm
  • Here's one possible fix (may not be very efficient). Change lines 82-83 in $R_HOME/src/base/R/plot.lm.R to the following: if (id.n 0) { qqx <- rep(NA, n) qqy <- rep(NA, n) qqx[!is.na(rs)] <- qq$x ...
    Liaw, AndyLiaw, Andy
    Aug 14, 2003 at 11:08 pm
    Aug 15, 2003 at 4:20 pm
  • R version: 1.7.1 OS: Red Hat Linux 7.2 Hi all, The formula object in model.frame() is not retrieved properly when model.frame() is called from within a function and the "subset" argument is ...
    JeromeJerome
    Aug 7, 2003 at 12:41 am
    Aug 7, 2003 at 12:16 pm
  • The problem occurs when the sample odds ratio is Inf, such as in the following example. Given the fact that both upper bounds of the two 95% confidence intervals are Inf, I would have expected that ...
    JeromeJerome
    Aug 30, 2003 at 2:04 am
    Sep 4, 2003 at 8:45 am
  • Hello, I've been using R embedded in PL/R (R procedural language handler for PostgreSQL, http://www.joeconway.com/plr/) very successfully for several months now. A sincere "thank you" goes to the R ...
    Joe ConwayJoe Conway
    Aug 24, 2003 at 10:50 am
    Aug 27, 2003 at 9:14 pm
  • I do lots of analyses on large microarray data sets so memory use and speed and both important issues for me. I have been trying to estimate the overheads associated with using formal S4 data objects ...
    Gordon SmythGordon Smyth
    Aug 21, 2003 at 11:15 am
    Aug 24, 2003 at 7:30 am
  • Full_Name: Kevin B. Hendricks Version: 1.7.1 patched with R-release.diff OS: Linux x86-64 Submission from: (NULL) (65.93.132.185) Hi, Built from R-1.7.1 source with R-release.diff patch attached on a ...
    KhendricksKhendricks
    Aug 21, 2003 at 3:22 pm
    Aug 21, 2003 at 3:22 pm
  • R version: 1.7.1 OS: Red Hat Linux 7.2 In this example, I would expect an error for the overly long variable name. This is always reproducable for me. Segmentation fault Sincerely, Jerome Asselin -- ...
    JeromeJerome
    Aug 7, 2003 at 8:33 pm
    Aug 9, 2003 at 1:18 pm
  • Could someone explain the thinking behind the backtick notation in r-devel? I think I understand that it can be used to refer to variable names which would otherwise not conform to R syntax; however, ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Aug 7, 2003 at 8:39 am
    Aug 7, 2003 at 10:08 pm
  • Full_Name: karl-heinz ott Version: 1.6 OS: wds Submission from: (NULL) (165.89.84.90) R : Copyright 2002, The R Development Core Team Version 1.6.1 (2002-11-01) R is free software and comes with ...
    OttkOttk
    Aug 4, 2003 at 10:11 pm
    Aug 5, 2003 at 9:00 am
  • I would propose to add " See also: `nchar' for counting the number of character in character vectors. " to the helpfile of length(), because it is rather difficult to find nchar() if one has only ...
    Wolfram FischerWolfram Fischer
    Aug 29, 2003 at 8:00 pm
    Aug 30, 2003 at 9:43 am
  • I am running R version 1.7.1 on 3 different operating systems: Linux RedHat, Linux Slackware, and Windows 2000. R is ordering alpha-numeric character strings in different ways, dependent on the ...
    KschlaucKschlauc
    Aug 27, 2003 at 6:10 pm
    Aug 27, 2003 at 6:27 pm
  • If all rows are in the same "group", rowsum() returns a vector instead of a (1xN) matrix, contrary to documentation: R print(z <- rowsum(matrix(1:12, 3,4), rep("x",3))) [1] 6 15 24 33 R dim(z) NULL ...
    BrahmBrahm
    Aug 13, 2003 at 12:05 am
    Aug 13, 2003 at 10:38 am
  • Full_Name: Andreas Buness Version: 1.7.1 OS: Unix Submission from: (NULL) (193.174.53.122) I would like to ask you to enhance the apply function with an option dropúLSE similar to the one existing ...
    A BunessA Buness
    Aug 8, 2003 at 3:50 pm
    Aug 11, 2003 at 10:33 am
  • Don't submit *two* bug reports as a question. That's not what R-bugs is for, rather R-help. And it is never necessary to send a report twice. The answer to your question is that no one else has ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    Aug 6, 2003 at 5:13 pm
    Aug 6, 2003 at 5:13 pm
  • When I do this (highly simplified example): plot(as.POSIXct(c("1984-01-01","1984-01-02")), c(1,2), col=2) I get a partially red (col=2) x-axis between and including the first and last tick marks ...
    MailMail
    Aug 30, 2003 at 4:37 pm
    Aug 31, 2003 at 3:15 pm
  • I've just made further experiments on the deficient log1p() function on OpenBSD 3.2 and NetBSD 1.6 with this test program: % cat bug-log1p.c #include <stdio.h #include <stdlib.h #include <math.h int ...
    BeebeBeebe
    Aug 25, 2003 at 4:34 pm
    Aug 29, 2003 at 10:03 pm
  • I need to implement some external callbacks to R and I'm not happy with the current REPL, since it prevents any general solution. Are there plans to improve the current REPL anytime soon? The current ...
    Simon UrbanekSimon Urbanek
    Aug 29, 2003 at 10:09 am
    Aug 29, 2003 at 2:38 pm
  • Full_Name: David Teller Version: 1.7.1 OS: Windows XP Submission from: (NULL) (12.110.141.194) I've noticed several issues with the R memory management under Windows. It frequently runs out of ...
    DtellerDteller
    Aug 25, 2003 at 8:38 pm
    Aug 25, 2003 at 8:42 pm
  • Hello, I am about to move all of my modelling work into R, and I have been investigating the present state of MCMC and Bayesian methods in R. Following a thread on the mailing list in 2000, I have ...
    Iago MosqueiraIago Mosqueira
    Aug 21, 2003 at 9:17 am
    Aug 22, 2003 at 6:49 pm
  • The problem is in ctest/R/chisq.test.R, where the p-value is calculated as STATISTIC <- sum((x - E) ^ 2 / E) PARAMETER <- NA PVAL <- sum(tmp$results = STATISTIC) / B Here tmp$results is a collection ...
    DmurdochDmurdoch
    Aug 15, 2003 at 4:41 pm
    Aug 21, 2003 at 8:20 pm
  • RAqua now builds fine, but for some reason tcl/tk support cannot be compiled in. I get checking for /Library/Frameworks/Tcl.framework/tclConfig.sh... /Library/Frameworks/Tcl.framework/tclConfig.sh ...
    Jan de LeeuwJan de Leeuw
    Aug 17, 2003 at 1:36 pm
    Aug 17, 2003 at 11:11 pm
  • With the current version from rsync (8/16, 19:00) I get make[3]: *** No rule to make target `helpsearch.c', needed by `Makefile'. Stop. make[2]: *** [R] Error 1 make[1]: *** [R] Error 1 make: *** [R] ...
    Jan de LeeuwJan de Leeuw
    Aug 16, 2003 at 9:16 pm
    Aug 17, 2003 at 3:24 pm
  • Full_Name: Daniel Frey Version: 1.7.1 OS: Windows 2000 Submission from: (NULL) (80.254.164.242) Generating a data frame out of a xtabs result acts unusual. Take the following sample to reproduce it ...
    Daniel FreyDaniel Frey
    Aug 16, 2003 at 12:40 am
    Aug 16, 2003 at 1:14 pm
  • Full_Name: Bart Version: 1.7.1 OS: XP Submission from: (NULL) (150.203.41.62) When trying to load microarray slides (gpr format) into R 1.7.1, I get the following error message Error in scan(file = ...
    Bart RosselBart Rossel
    Aug 13, 2003 at 4:07 am
    Aug 15, 2003 at 11:15 am
  • I've installed a timer in RAqua to do tasks at time interval. I would like simply to let R call all the handlers installed (eg x11, gtk, tcltk) on this time interval and return. Which function whould ...
    Stefano IacusStefano Iacus
    Aug 14, 2003 at 11:05 am
    Aug 14, 2003 at 11:47 am
  • When an attribute is a delayed expression sometimes it is not forced when it is extracted. list() attr(,"p") <promise: 0x11e4bb8 <promise: 0x11e4bb8 I am not quite sure whether the above is a bug or ...
    Saikat DebRoySaikat DebRoy
    Aug 11, 2003 at 1:23 pm
    Aug 11, 2003 at 8:40 pm
  • Full_Name: Murray H Smith Version: 1.7.1 OS: Windows2000 Submission from: (NULL) (202.36.29.1) This alleged bug is Windows specific and occurs when using Windows metafile plots. The problem does not ...
    Mh SmithMh Smith
    Aug 7, 2003 at 1:28 am
    Aug 7, 2003 at 9:42 am
  • Full_Name: Ei-ji Nakama Version: R-1.7.1 OS: Linux(vinelinux) Submission from: (NULL) (219.117.236.13) The list of the fonts of my machine. $ xlsfonts -fn "-*-symbol-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*" ...
    NakamaNakama
    Aug 5, 2003 at 10:27 am
    Aug 5, 2003 at 3:48 pm
  • I have both the CRAN binary and my own compiled version of R v1.7.1 on the same machine (Dell Pentium III 800 MHz running NT 4) Using the example provided earlier: I get 10.99 secs on the CRAN binary ...
    Marsland, JohnMarsland, John
    Aug 5, 2003 at 10:30 am
    Aug 5, 2003 at 11:06 am
  • Hi all, I've experienced this problem using step() and stepAIC() when a name of a regressors has blanks in between (R:R1.7.0, os: w2ksp4). Please look at the following code: "x" <- c(14.122739306734, ...
    Andrea CapodicasaAndrea Capodicasa
    Aug 27, 2003 at 10:39 am
    Aug 27, 2003 at 10:49 am
  • Hi all, I've experienced this problem using StructTS(x) when the *first* element of x is a NA (R:R1.7.0, os: w2ksp4). Please look at the following code: a=rep(1:7,10) library(ts) #this works ...
    Andrea CapodicasaAndrea Capodicasa
    Aug 27, 2003 at 10:34 am
    Aug 27, 2003 at 10:45 am
  • In my 1.7.1 R (on Debian) the help for "library" includes the line `as.environment(match("package:name"), search())' will return the There is a misplaced parenthesis. I think you mean ...
    RossRoss
    Aug 21, 2003 at 1:09 am
    Aug 21, 2003 at 5:18 pm
  • Dear r-devel, Among the R functions I have written and later shared with colleagues, there are five that I hope will become a part of the R base package. The tasks are neither specific nor marginal, ...
    Arni MagnussonArni Magnusson
    Aug 20, 2003 at 2:00 pm
    Aug 21, 2003 at 10:13 am
  • I'll be out of my office from 11/8/2003 to 29/8/2003.I'll respond to your message as soon as possible after the 29/8/2003
    Auto-reply from m.poletti@acco-ic.itAuto-reply from m.poletti@acco-ic.it
    Aug 20, 2003 at 4:26 pm
    Aug 20, 2003 at 8:21 pm
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    SYMPASYMPA
    Aug 20, 2003 at 3:42 am
    Aug 20, 2003 at 5:20 am
  • Full_Name: andrea capodicasa Version: 1.7.0 OS: w2k sp3 Submission from: (NULL) (212.17.194.154) Hi all, the problem is when you try to round.Posix an empty vector of dates Please give a look to this ...
    Andrea CapodicasaAndrea Capodicasa
    Aug 18, 2003 at 4:21 pm
    Aug 18, 2003 at 5:35 pm
  • 1. Provided I set CPPFLAGS to -D__DEBUGGING__ this compiles fine now (Panther 7B28, gcc 3.3 build 1481, g77 from Gaurav Kanna, based on gcc build 1310). 2. Both StartR and R --gui=aqua from the ...
    Jan de LeeuwJan de Leeuw
    Aug 14, 2003 at 10:59 am
    Aug 14, 2003 at 11:09 pm
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    M GrumM Grum
    Aug 4, 2003 at 8:51 am
    Aug 14, 2003 at 9:25 am
  • For the benefit of package maintainers (and others) we thought it would be a good idea to publish the release schedule well ahead this time. The plan follows below. Not everyone in R-core has had a ...
    Peter Dalgaard BSAPeter Dalgaard BSA
    Aug 12, 2003 at 8:58 pm
    Aug 12, 2003 at 11:01 pm
  • Hi, how can one trace a nonstandardGenericFunction, especially "initialize"? An example: setClass("dummy", representation(a = "numeric")) setMethod("initialize", "dummy", function(.Object, a = 2) { ...
    Torsten HothornTorsten Hothorn
    Aug 12, 2003 at 12:10 pm
    Aug 12, 2003 at 1:11 pm
  • Thanks Byron, I assume you use new Devel Tool updates and nothing from fink? Can other people with new dev tools check this (for example Jan?) It would be nice to update the instuction page (and ...
    Stefano IacusStefano Iacus
    Aug 12, 2003 at 8:39 am
    Aug 12, 2003 at 12:49 pm
  • R version: 1.7.1 OS: Red Hat Linux 7.2 When "covmat" is supplied in princomp(), the output value "center" is all NA's, even though the input matrix was indeed centered. I haven't read anything about ...
    JeromeJerome
    Aug 8, 2003 at 2:46 am
    Aug 8, 2003 at 9:47 am
  • Full_Name: David Wooff Version: 1.7.0 OS: i686-pc-linux-gnu Submission from: (NULL) (129.234.4.10) wilcox.test exits with error message when confidence interval required, under some situations. I ...
    D A WooffD A Wooff
    Aug 6, 2003 at 11:31 am
    Aug 6, 2003 at 11:50 am
  • Hello, I am using R 1.7.1 on a Redhat Linux machine, version 7.3. The following works fine: setClass("ok", representation( "A" = "matrix", "Cmatrix" = "matrix")) new("ok", "A" = diag(4), "Cmatrix" = ...
    StatwyStatwy
    Aug 6, 2003 at 6:26 am
    Aug 6, 2003 at 6:26 am
  • Error in get(x, envir, mode, inherits) : variable "nomethod" was not found However, 'getAnywhere' behaves gracefully if the non-existent name lacks a period: no object named `nomethod' was found the ...
    Mark BravingtonMark Bravington
    Aug 5, 2003 at 1:29 am
    Aug 5, 2003 at 1:29 am
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