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  • I will say this first -- I can't copy/paste the error message from the screen, so it's being retyped. Errors might occur. SORRY. I've been experiencing some interesting stack warnings recently when ...
    A.J. RossiniA.J. Rossini
    Apr 11, 2006 at 9:34 am
    Apr 18, 2006 at 9:27 am
  • Dear R-Devel subscriber, first, let me express my thank to the R-Core team for the new release! I appreciate their efforts and time spent to enhance R. In accordance with the 'NEWS' file (see excerpt ...
    Pfaff, Bernhard Dr.Pfaff, Bernhard Dr.
    Apr 25, 2006 at 2:34 pm
    Apr 26, 2006 at 2:09 pm
  • Hello, I am having an issue with R CMD check with the nightly build of RC 2.3.0 (listed in the subject.) The problem is this warning: * checking if this is a source package ... WARNING Subdirectory ...
    James BullardJames Bullard
    Apr 20, 2006 at 6:42 am
    Apr 21, 2006 at 4:04 pm
  • make check of R-alpha_2006-04-08_r37675 fails on Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 running on an Intel P4 computer. platform i686-pc-linux-gnu arch i686 os linux-gnu system i686, linux-gnu status alpha major 2 ...
    Bjørn-Helge MevikBjørn-Helge Mevik
    Apr 9, 2006 at 1:15 pm
    Apr 14, 2006 at 5:47 pm
  • R uses the environment variable R_PAPERSIZE to set its papersize, e.g. for postscript. It seems the modern way is to via LC_PAPER, e.g. and ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    Apr 20, 2006 at 7:09 am
    Apr 21, 2006 at 12:57 pm
  • From: Prof Brian Ripley That certainly is the case with randomForest, speaking for myself here. The banner I put in contains the version number of the package and a reminder to see what's been ...
    Liaw, AndyLiaw, Andy
    Apr 13, 2006 at 3:14 pm
    Apr 19, 2006 at 7:26 pm
  • Hi, I've got two suggestions how to speed up median() about 50%. For all iterative methods calling median() in the loops this has a major impact. The second suggestion will apply to other methods ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Apr 10, 2006 at 5:37 pm
    Apr 11, 2006 at 2:40 pm
  • Hi, this relates to the question "How to set a former environment?" asked yesterday. What is the best way to to return a function with a minimal environment from a function? Here is a dummy example ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Apr 4, 2006 at 1:40 pm
    Apr 4, 2006 at 3:53 pm
  • Hello guys: I recently installed FC 5 linux and installed R from source. It installed fine, but there was an oddity that I want to report. Although I used ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/R-2.3.0 make ...
    Apr 27, 2006 at 4:10 pm
    Apr 27, 2006 at 5:39 pm
  • Hi, forget about the below details. It is not related to the fact that the function is returned from a function. Sorry about that. I've been troubleshooting soo much I've been shoting over the ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Apr 5, 2006 at 9:25 am
    Apr 5, 2006 at 4:44 pm
  • Dear all, I have a question regarding setIs and method dispatch in S4 classes: Consider the following example: ##################################################### ## A02 "contains" A01 by setIs ...
    Peter RuckdeschelPeter Ruckdeschel
    Apr 7, 2006 at 10:12 am
    Apr 10, 2006 at 7:22 pm
  • What a delicious example! (I'm taking the liberty of sharing it with r-devel, since it raises some good issues.) You have two questions, presumably: 1 - how could the order of the setMethod calls ...
    John ChambersJohn Chambers
    Apr 13, 2006 at 9:22 pm
    Apr 15, 2006 at 2:49 pm
  • Building R 2.3.0 fails under Red Hat 9.0 because ssize_t is not defined in src/modules/internet/sock.h. Inserting #include <sys/types.h at the top of this file fixes the problem.
    Dominick SamperiDominick Samperi
    Apr 27, 2006 at 4:01 am
    Apr 28, 2006 at 8:46 am
  • Full_Name: Mikhail Bocharov Version: 2.2.1 OS: Linux Submission from: (NULL) ( Cyrillic UTF8 letters are imaged incorrectly Sorry, but English is not my native language My operating ...
    Apr 14, 2006 at 11:26 am
    Apr 20, 2006 at 6:17 am
  • Hello all, Sorry for this email not directly related to R developement. I just come from a nice demonstration session from Scitegic about their Pipeline Pilot (PP) software, and especially their 'R ...
    Philippe GrosjeanPhilippe Grosjean
    Apr 19, 2006 at 5:04 pm
    Apr 19, 2006 at 7:55 pm
  • When a graph is saved as PostScript, the bounding box is often too big. A consequence is that when the graph is included in a LaTeX document, the spacing does not look good. Is this a recognized ...
    David AllenDavid Allen
    Apr 17, 2006 at 7:49 pm
    Apr 18, 2006 at 5:02 pm
  • "C" appears to be an illegal name for a slot in an S4 class (example below). If this is a known limitation, and not a bug, it would be nice if it were caught by setClass. Paul Gilbert Error in ...
    Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
    Apr 17, 2006 at 1:18 pm
    Apr 17, 2006 at 3:09 pm
  • Hi, Currently the `gaussian' family's initialization code signals an error if any response data are zero or negative and a log link is used. Given that zero or negative response data are perfectly ...
    Simon WoodSimon Wood
    Apr 11, 2006 at 1:56 pm
    Apr 11, 2006 at 3:26 pm
  • Full_Name: c fillekes Version: Version 2.2.1 (2005-12-20 r36812) OS: Gentoo Linux kernel 2.6.12 Submission from: (NULL) ( "Not Available" is of course not a numeric: R [1] FALSE But ...
    Apr 4, 2006 at 7:38 pm
    Apr 4, 2006 at 10:53 pm
  • Full_Name: Victor Anyakin Version: OS: Submission from: (NULL) ( This is an enhancement request, probably, some sort of a Wiki engine could be installed on the web site, or some other ...
    Apr 3, 2006 at 3:19 pm
    Apr 4, 2006 at 11:54 am
  • Dear developeRs, I thought that backslashes can be escaped in the usual way (and I think I did this before) but I can't see why R gsub("\\", "x", "\alpha") Error in gsub(pattern, replacement, x, ...
    Torsten HothornTorsten Hothorn
    Apr 24, 2006 at 2:23 pm
    Apr 24, 2006 at 3:32 pm
  • Hello list, Out of interest, I've been trying to compile R on WinXP with MinGW/MSYS. I've been following the instructions for compiling R on windows as closely as possible. Below is my configure ...
    Mike LeahyMike Leahy
    Apr 24, 2006 at 6:56 am
    Apr 24, 2006 at 1:23 pm
  • Well, nothing has changed in the issues that I brought up earlier, except that I can confirm core dumps in non-threaded lisps as well (CLISP), using svn version 37840 (this morning, Seattle time) for ...
    A.J. RossiniA.J. Rossini
    Apr 18, 2006 at 11:11 pm
    Apr 19, 2006 at 6:28 am
  • Full_Name: Charles Dupont Version: 2.2.0 OS: linux Submission from: (NULL) ( when strsplit("", " ") returns character(0) where as strsplit("a", " ") returns "a". these return values ...
    Charles DupontCharles Dupont
    Apr 17, 2006 at 2:00 pm
    Apr 17, 2006 at 9:50 pm
  • We know from the White Book p.57 that the row names of a data frame `are never NULL and must be unique'. R documents that row.names() returns a character vector, and in R (much more so than on S) a ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    Apr 14, 2006 at 7:29 pm
    Apr 17, 2006 at 4:26 pm
  • I am having the xmkmf problem below with todays beta, but I also am trying to use an new (PGI 6.1), so lots of other things in my setup may be wrong, and the warning may also be important. Any hints ...
    Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
    Apr 13, 2006 at 4:31 pm
    Apr 14, 2006 at 9:14 am
  • Hi R-devels, in "Writing R extensions" as well as in the help to .onAttach(), you mention that one could use this function to issue a start-up message/banner for the package. My little wish for ...
    Peter RuckdeschelPeter Ruckdeschel
    Apr 13, 2006 at 1:33 pm
    Apr 13, 2006 at 7:12 pm
  • Kanru, Thanks for the bugreport. More likely something is wrong with how R.1 is autogenerated using help2man. Incidentally, that `R --version' now starts its ouput with 'Version' rather than R had ...
    Dirk EddelbuettelDirk Eddelbuettel
    Apr 11, 2006 at 3:24 pm
    Apr 12, 2006 at 4:49 pm
  • I was a bit suprised to note that demo files are not run as part of R CMD check. This seems out of keeping with the philosophy of running all code contained in the package (in the source, in examples ...
    Hadley wickhamHadley wickham
    Apr 7, 2006 at 9:20 pm
    Apr 10, 2006 at 1:38 pm
  • Hello list, I've been trying to get the PostgreSQL PL/R library to compile on windows ( The author of this library says the problem is likely because the distributed ...
    Mike LeahyMike Leahy
    Apr 7, 2006 at 7:45 pm
    Apr 8, 2006 at 7:17 pm
  • Hi. I'm trying to find a systematic way to prevent assignment to names of existing functions. I've tried reassigning to the assignment operator, with mixed results. The function definition for "<-" ...
    Tim BergsmaTim Bergsma
    Apr 6, 2006 at 7:46 pm
    Apr 7, 2006 at 7:39 am
  • strsplit() is a convenient way to get a list of items from a string when you have a regular expression for what is not an item. E.g., [[1]]: [1] "1.2" "34" "1.7e-2" However, sometimes is it more ...
    Bill DunlapBill Dunlap
    Apr 4, 2006 at 3:54 pm
    Apr 6, 2006 at 1:11 pm
  • Hello, I'm passing a user defined function into my c code. Once this function is in my c code, I'd like to iteratively change the values associated with the parameters defined in the function's ...
    Andrew FinleyAndrew Finley
    Apr 4, 2006 at 1:39 am
    Apr 4, 2006 at 5:05 pm
  • I downloaded 2.3 version of R-FAQ.pdf from CRAN and noticed the table of contents does not appear in the PDF version as it does in the HTML version ...
    Paul RoebuckPaul Roebuck
    Apr 28, 2006 at 8:54 am
    Apr 28, 2006 at 5:16 pm
  • Hi R-devels, would it be possible to enhance either promptPackage() or the default indexing mechanism for packages so that -- if it exists -- (the contents of) file <pkgname -package.Rd is sorted ...
    Peter RuckdeschelPeter Ruckdeschel
    Apr 18, 2006 at 11:02 pm
    Apr 20, 2006 at 12:22 pm
  • Full_Name: Johannes Prix Version: 2.1.1 OS: WinXP, SuSE Linux Submission from: (NULL) ( The seq-command produces unnescessary inaccurate results, which can be extremely annoying. I ...
    Johannes PrixJohannes Prix
    Apr 18, 2006 at 4:19 pm
    Apr 19, 2006 at 2:17 am
  • Hi Brief synopsis: I am having a rather peculiar problem regarding a C++ library. It seems that functions from this library behave differently when compiled using R as opposed to being compiled ...
    Kasper Daniel HansenKasper Daniel Hansen
    Apr 16, 2006 at 8:43 am
    Apr 17, 2006 at 3:54 pm
  • SYSTEM: ------ CPU: AMD64 MOTHERBOARD: ASUS OS: FEDORA CORE 5 i64_86 R SESSION: ---------- $a [1] 1 2 3 4 $b [1] 2 4 6 8 *** buffer overflow detected ***: /usr/lib64/R/bin/exec/R terminated ======= ...
    Juan Santiago RamseyerJuan Santiago Ramseyer
    Apr 16, 2006 at 12:30 am
    Apr 17, 2006 at 9:42 am
  • Hi, Sometimes I need to consult the history of commands that are matching a regex, so I modified the utils::history function for that purpose. I found it useful. I append the code ( I only added the ...
    Romain FrancoisRomain Francois
    Apr 11, 2006 at 9:00 am
    Apr 11, 2006 at 12:52 pm
  • Full_Name: Thomas Friedrichsmeier Version: R 2.2.1 OS: Debian / Linux Submission from: (NULL) ( Wishlist item: There is a small problem using intall.packages() (and update.packages()) ...
    Thomas FriedrichsmeierThomas Friedrichsmeier
    Apr 10, 2006 at 7:14 pm
    Apr 11, 2006 at 6:19 am
  • I'm sure I've seen this discussed before, but haven't been able to find it. I'd like some package code to be run when R is shut down (approximately when a user's .Last function would be run), to ...
    Duncan MurdochDuncan Murdoch
    Apr 10, 2006 at 12:21 am
    Apr 10, 2006 at 1:48 pm
  • Dear All, I'd like to write a little application in java wich should pass some commands and data to R and displays the results (tables and charts) in a java frame. First I wanted to work with ...
    Lothar RubuschLothar Rubusch
    Apr 9, 2006 at 2:07 am
    Apr 9, 2006 at 7:13 pm
  • Trying to build a Debian snapshot of R-alpha based on last night's tarball, it fails with what looks like a missing -lm linking directive: [...] gcc -I. -I../../src/include -I../../src/include ...
    Dirk EddelbuettelDirk Eddelbuettel
    Apr 3, 2006 at 9:11 pm
    Apr 4, 2006 at 6:07 pm
  • Hello I have a small problem in Windows RGui using Remote Desktop when the clipboard paste menu item becomes unexpectedly disabled. I'm using Remote Desktop to connect from a Windows 2000 workstation ...
    Gordon smithGordon smith
    Apr 27, 2006 at 8:10 pm
    Apr 29, 2006 at 4:40 pm
  • Hi, first, this not a problem originating from me, but it was observed trying to do similar things with my R.oo package, so I troubleshooted it and found the following. On R v2.3.0 (patched), the ...
    Henrik Bengtsson (max 7Mb)Henrik Bengtsson (max 7Mb)
    Apr 26, 2006 at 5:35 pm
    Apr 28, 2006 at 8:39 am
  • Hi, I'm adjusting package FLCore to the new R version and I got an error due to the change of the transform function argument "x" to "_data". Was this intentional ? Regards EJ
    Apr 24, 2006 at 8:52 am
    Apr 24, 2006 at 9:17 am
  • Hi all, I had mentioned this as a PS in a recent prior post on r-help on the use of assign(), but presumably it got buried in the noise. There is a typo in the R-patched and R-devel versions of ...
    Marc Schwartz (via MN)Marc Schwartz (via MN)
    Apr 20, 2006 at 6:47 pm
    Apr 20, 2006 at 7:17 pm
  • This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --------------020909040800030906040005 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=KOI8-R; format=flowed Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Hi, I've attached two files ...
    N KaloshaN Kalosha
    Apr 20, 2006 at 10:26 am
    Apr 20, 2006 at 11:35 am
  • In src/main/gram.y, the documentation for R_ParseVector has a wrong signature: SEXP R_ParseVector(TextBuffer *text, int n, ParseStatus *status) should be SEXP R_ParseVector(SEXP text, int n, ...
    Apr 18, 2006 at 9:43 pm
    Apr 19, 2006 at 7:19 am
  • Full_Name: Katell Hamon Version: 2.2.1 OS: windows Submission from: (NULL) ( I have a problem in : xyplot(df[,v] ~ df$year , [....] ) the error is "Error in df[, v] : object is not ...
    Apr 18, 2006 at 12:10 pm
    Apr 18, 2006 at 12:50 pm
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