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  • Hi I had observed the following problem in R (also C, Matlab, and Python). sprintf('%1.2g\n', 3.15) give 3.1 instead of 3.2 whereas an input of 3.75 gives 3.8. Java's System.out.printf is ok though ...
    Teck LimTeck Lim
    May 29, 2006 at 4:22 pm
    May 30, 2006 at 6:23 pm
  • Is there a procedure for suggesting changes to HELP files of the core R distribution? If yes, what is it? If it would be considered a friendly gesture, I could find the relevant *.Rd file and submit ...
    Spencer GravesSpencer Graves
    May 21, 2006 at 3:45 pm
    May 24, 2006 at 8:14 am
  • Full_Name: Brian K. Boonstra Version: 2.2.1 OS: WinXP, OSX Submission from: (NULL) (63.172.178.137) The maxdrawdown function in tseries defines the maximum drawdown in terms of absolute dollars (or ...
    RprojectRproject
    May 17, 2006 at 8:37 pm
    May 18, 2006 at 6:54 pm
  • I was recently browsing through CRAN's Finance task view to remind myself of the publicly available packages relevant to my work. As the reference manuals are all online, I am able to flip through ...
    McGehee, RobertMcGehee, Robert
    May 22, 2006 at 4:49 pm
    May 24, 2006 at 8:58 am
  • Full_Name: Edward McNeil Version: 2.3.0 OS: Widows XP Submission from: (NULL) (203.170.234.5) Type the following: CRASH
    Edward MEdward M
    May 22, 2006 at 7:05 am
    May 23, 2006 at 2:27 pm
  • [Sorry for the belated reply: this came in just as I was leaving for a trip.] I've checked the original source, and the C code in optim does accurately reflect the published algorithm. Since your ...
    RipleyRipley
    May 16, 2006 at 7:53 am
    May 24, 2006 at 12:16 pm
  • I noticed something recently that I thought was odd: delayedAssign("x", { Sys.sleep(5); 1 }) x ## Hit Ctrl-C within the first second or 2 gives me: Error: recursive default argument reference My only ...
    Roger D. PengRoger D. Peng
    May 19, 2006 at 1:54 pm
    May 21, 2006 at 9:00 pm
  • Hi I can use PKG_CPPFLAGS in a Makevars file to add additional flags to the c++ compiler for a given package. Is it possible to remove flags passed to the packages from R. Eg: say R have been ...
    Kasper Daniel HansenKasper Daniel Hansen
    May 5, 2006 at 5:54 pm
    May 11, 2006 at 7:21 am
  • Hello all. I'm building a package where I want to include a function from two different packages. In particular, I want to include mvrnorm and hyperg_2F1 from MASS and gsl, respectively (but the ...
    Ken KelleyKen Kelley
    May 5, 2006 at 12:42 pm
    May 5, 2006 at 3:40 pm
  • I am compiling the Embedding examples in the tests directory and get an undefined reference. I include the make output as well as grep'd output of nm on libR.so and compiler and arch information. Do ...
    George OstrouchovGeorge Ostrouchov
    May 25, 2006 at 8:06 pm
    May 26, 2006 at 4:35 pm
  • I have a few simple questions about the usage of PROTECT, more specifically how careful one needs to be. Simple yes/no answers are fine. Most of the uses I have seen do protection when memory is ...
    Kasper Daniel HansenKasper Daniel Hansen
    May 23, 2006 at 6:39 am
    May 24, 2006 at 5:21 am
  • A year ago I had posted this code https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-devel/2005-June/033508.html and the associated discussion was that there would be a print.trellis argument that could be used to ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    May 21, 2006 at 11:41 am
    May 21, 2006 at 6:20 pm
  • Is there any good source of information on how S4 classes (and methods) work from C? E.g., for reading how to read a slot value how to invoke a method how to test if you have an s4 object For ...
    Ross BoylanRoss Boylan
    May 18, 2006 at 5:45 pm
    May 19, 2006 at 5:23 pm
  • Hi, I just joined the list and wanted to introduce myself. I am a professor of operations management at a Canadian University and an empirical researcher (using mainly archival data from finance and ...
    Kevin B. HendricksKevin B. Hendricks
    May 18, 2006 at 3:46 pm
    May 19, 2006 at 3:37 pm
  • It is possible to do things like env PKG_LIB="-L/opt/foo/lib -lbar" R CMD SHLIB *.c to add libraries to the creation of a shared object, but I have from time to time wondered if we should allow R CMD ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    May 16, 2006 at 5:03 pm
    May 17, 2006 at 4:49 pm
  • Hi, I noticed some time ago that, for instance, named vectors that are really makes str() really slow when displaying the names attribute. I don't know exactly when this started, but it wasn't the ...
    Henrik Bengtsson (max 7Mb)Henrik Bengtsson (max 7Mb)
    May 5, 2006 at 6:58 pm
    May 17, 2006 at 11:27 am
  • Dear R developers, We have a big SGI Origin computation server with 32 cpu's and 64 Gb of RAM. In R 2.0.0 we could run large jobs, allocating 8 Gb of RAM was not a problem, for example by running ...
    M VroonhovenM Vroonhoven
    May 15, 2006 at 1:09 pm
    May 16, 2006 at 9:45 am
  • bindingIsLocked applied to a locked binding returns a 'logical' that is niether true nor false. Martin R version 2.4.0 Under development (unstable) (2006-05-13 r38060) x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu ...
    Martin MorganMartin Morgan
    May 14, 2006 at 7:15 pm
    May 15, 2006 at 4:28 pm
  • Hi, I have a package that I'd like to submit to CRAN that does Sweave-like processing on Open Document format files from Open Office. If I remember correctly, there is a machine that automatically R ...
    Kuhn, MaxKuhn, Max
    May 31, 2006 at 2:57 pm
    Jun 1, 2006 at 7:52 am
  • Full_Name: Renaud Lancelot Version: Version 2.3.0 (2006-04-24) OS: MS Windows XP Pro SP2 Submission from: (NULL) (82.239.219.108) I think there is a bug in predict.lme, when a polynomial generated by ...
    Renaud LancelotRenaud Lancelot
    May 27, 2006 at 2:19 pm
    May 30, 2006 at 10:06 am
  • Full_Name: Rafal Kustra Version: 2.1.1 OS: Linux, MacOS 10.3 Submission from: (NULL) (69.195.47.62) When Rbinding two data frames with factors, strange result occur (but no error) when the order of ...
    RafalkuRafalku
    May 16, 2006 at 7:50 pm
    May 17, 2006 at 12:48 am
  • Hi, people. A tiny suggestion for the system.time function. Could the returned vector have names? These could be like: c("User", "System", "Elapsed", "Sub.User", "Sub.System") That would then produce ...
    François PinardFrançois Pinard
    May 14, 2006 at 2:08 pm
    May 15, 2006 at 12:29 am
  • Hi, Main objective: Let Rgui find my ~/.Rprofile and ~/.Renviron files, where ~ is equal to getwd("~"). I have few comments/questions: (A) On my WinXP Pro installation, the system environment ...
    Henrik Bengtsson (max 7Mb)Henrik Bengtsson (max 7Mb)
    May 4, 2006 at 9:49 pm
    May 5, 2006 at 1:54 am
  • Hi! Attached to this mail, you find a patch for gram.y setting a #define CONTEXT_STACK_SIZE for the context stack size and replacing the following constants 50 and 49 by CONTEXT_STACK_SIZE and ...
    Thomas DreibholzThomas Dreibholz
    May 31, 2006 at 12:42 pm
    Jun 5, 2006 at 11:37 am
  • Starting with tomorrow's build, the beta designation will be replaced by RC. This also implies that we are in "hard" code freeze, and that we're not going to change anything unless it is critical. If ...
    Peter DalgaardPeter Dalgaard
    May 26, 2006 at 3:47 pm
    May 27, 2006 at 6:31 am
  • I am more than 'a little disappointed' that you expect a detailed explanation of the problems with your 'bug' report, especially as you did not provide any explanation yourself as to your reasoning ...
    RipleyRipley
    May 24, 2006 at 5:35 am
    May 26, 2006 at 3:11 pm
  • I have changed the generic to as.data.frame in R-devel by adding a '...' argument. This means that any methods which do not have a '...' argument (quite a few do) will generate a warning in R CMD ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    May 22, 2006 at 10:53 am
    May 22, 2006 at 5:16 pm
  • Problem: Build of R failed when compiling sockconn.c. The problem seemed to be that ssize_t was not defined. The following change in sock.h fixes the problem, though it's probably not fixed the ...
    Wade RogersWade Rogers
    May 22, 2006 at 12:18 pm
    May 22, 2006 at 12:46 pm
  • Hi, people. Executing the following command: hist(rpois(100,5), labels=TRUE) yields a graphic in which some labels are truncated (on an X11 device). The truncated labels are those over the highest ...
    PinardPinard
    May 15, 2006 at 11:35 pm
    May 18, 2006 at 3:50 pm
  • Full_Name: Juha Heljoranta Version: R 2.1.1 (2005-06-20) OS: Gentoo Linux Submission from: (NULL) (88.112.29.250) prcomp has a bug which causes following error Error in svd(x, nu = 0) : infinite or ...
    Juha HeljorantaJuha Heljoranta
    May 17, 2006 at 6:42 pm
    May 18, 2006 at 6:08 am
  • Hi, Im currently trying to debug a 'error in unprotect: stack imbalance' problem and I am curious about two basic questions on the use of PROTECT and UNPROTECT, which I could not figure out: - which ...
    Michael DondrupMichael Dondrup
    May 17, 2006 at 10:09 am
    May 17, 2006 at 4:47 pm
  • Full_Name: Gerhard Thallinger Version: 2.3.0; 2.2.0 OS: Windows XP Submission from: (NULL) (212.183.54.87) Invoking windows() with the parameter rescale="fixed" followed by plot.new() or any other ...
    Gerhard ThallingerGerhard Thallinger
    May 13, 2006 at 4:54 pm
    May 13, 2006 at 7:27 pm
  • Hi, Given a simple three class hierarchy: A <-- B <-- C I want to define an initialize method for each class such that when I call new("C", x=5), the initialize methods for A and B are used to ...
    Seth FalconSeth Falcon
    May 11, 2006 at 12:16 am
    May 13, 2006 at 1:59 pm
  • I am encountering a make error on an AIX 5.2 with R-2.3.0 and R-patched_2006-05-10 after successfully configuring them using gcc-4.1.0, gnu make, and the following configure options ...
    Sheth, Jagat KSheth, Jagat K
    May 12, 2006 at 12:45 pm
    May 12, 2006 at 3:31 pm
  • I've been thinking of adding the possibility of including "z" among the axes to be logged in image, contour, and persp. In the first two, it would only affect where the breaks were set if they are ...
    Duncan MurdochDuncan Murdoch
    May 9, 2006 at 10:41 pm
    May 10, 2006 at 8:58 pm
  • Hi, people. This is about R 2.3.0 under Linux. It seems that edit() may change a function environment. Here is a transcript, more comments follow ...
    François PinardFrançois Pinard
    May 9, 2006 at 1:03 am
    May 9, 2006 at 1:31 pm
  • I just downloaded and installed R 2.3.0 on my Mac G5 running OS X 10.4.6. I also updated with R.app revision 3114 as recommended. Now, when I attemp to use package rgl I get the error Error: package ...
    EatkinsoEatkinso
    May 4, 2006 at 6:08 pm
    May 6, 2006 at 11:03 am
  • I am moving this from r-help to r-devel. The poster pointed out to me that my solution works in 2.2.1 but not in 2.3.0 patched. Does anyone know what the problem is? Error in data.frame(A = c("1", ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    May 4, 2006 at 12:36 am
    May 4, 2006 at 1:46 am
  • Dear All, I found the following under R 2.3.0 on WINXP (tested on 2 PCs, I do not have access to Linux from this PC, sorry ... ) Time Series: Start = c(1, 1) End = c(1, 6) Frequency = 7 [1] ...
    Simone GianneriniSimone Giannerini
    May 31, 2006 at 1:41 pm
    May 31, 2006 at 5:29 pm
  • I'm interested in playing around with memory profiling in R-devel (as described at http://developer.r-project.org/memory-profiling.html) and was trying to figure out how to compile R-devel so that I ...
    Roger D. PengRoger D. Peng
    May 26, 2006 at 12:22 pm
    May 29, 2006 at 3:27 pm
  • Hi, it looks like save() is saving all contents of the calling environments if the object to be saved is *not* evaluated, although it is not that simple either. After many hours of troubleshooting, ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    May 25, 2006 at 7:19 am
    May 26, 2006 at 1:03 am
  • Hi, If I create a formula with say 100 terms and then paste it: xnam <- paste("x", 1:100, sep="") fmla <- as.formula(paste("y ~ ", paste(xnam, collapse= "+"))) paste(fmla) The result seems to cut off ...
    John LittleJohn Little
    May 24, 2006 at 1:11 pm
    May 24, 2006 at 5:35 pm
  • Hi r-devels, I am stuck in some S4 inheritance problem: setClass("A",representation(a="numeric")) setClass("A1",representation(b="numeric"),contains="A") ...
    Peter RuckdeschelPeter Ruckdeschel
    May 22, 2006 at 8:26 pm
    May 23, 2006 at 3:50 pm
  • If I do Error in mycoef(lm.D9) : no applicable method for "coef" which is pretty surprising, as coef has a default method. After a bit of digging, this comes from do_usemethod having defenv = ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    May 19, 2006 at 3:01 pm
    May 22, 2006 at 5:36 pm
  • Hi everybody, I am trying to write a simple progress display based on a tcltk toplevel. My first approach was to use the progressBar widget from the BWidget library but since this is not available on ...
    Florian HahneFlorian Hahne
    May 22, 2006 at 9:17 am
    May 22, 2006 at 11:08 am
  • A quick scan though the mailing list archives didn't reveal any reference to this article, so here goes: http://ridiculousfish.com/blog/archives/2006/05/16/36/ In response to a criticism of OS X, a ...
    Jason FosterJason Foster
    May 19, 2006 at 10:37 pm
    May 19, 2006 at 11:47 pm
  • Hello all, trying to prepare my first package for submission to CRAN I am stumbling over the "checking examples" step of R CMD check. I have some examples that produce more than one plot. I currently ...
    Lutz PrecheltLutz Prechelt
    May 18, 2006 at 2:00 pm
    May 18, 2006 at 2:47 pm
  • I've created some Splus code for a microarray problem that - needed to be in C, to take advantage of some sparse matrix properties - uses a cholesky decompostion as part of the computation For the ...
    Terry TherneauTerry Therneau
    May 12, 2006 at 10:28 pm
    May 13, 2006 at 11:21 pm
  • hello r development team, i'm building R 2.3.0 on solaris and when i run the 'make install' i'm getting a syntax error during the "installing etc ..." which causes the installation to fail. i get ...
    Darin PerusichDarin Perusich
    May 10, 2006 at 8:32 pm
    May 11, 2006 at 7:50 am
  • * checking S3 generic/method consistency ... WARNING Warning: use of NULL environment is deprecated Warning: use of NULL environment is deprecated See section 'Generic functions and methods' of the ...
    Hadley wickhamHadley wickham
    May 10, 2006 at 9:58 am
    May 10, 2006 at 11:43 am
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