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  • Suppose we have a function such as the following F <- function(f, x) f(x)+1 which runs function f and then transforms it. I would like the corresponding function which works the same except that ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Oct 26, 2006 at 12:14 am
    Oct 29, 2006 at 4:16 pm
  • (I'm not sure if this is a request for a feature, or another instance where a feature has eluded me for many years.) Often I have a function which calls other functions, and may often use the default ...
    Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
    Oct 24, 2006 at 4:58 pm
    Oct 27, 2006 at 10:08 pm
  • Is there a way to raise an error condition when a promise is evaluated such that is can be evaluated again? Right now strange things happen when the evaluation fails: Error: recursive default ...
    Simon UrbanekSimon Urbanek
    Oct 18, 2006 at 12:08 am
    Oct 18, 2006 at 10:11 pm
  • I noticed that in "R version 2.4.0 alpha (2006-09-16 r39365)" on Windows XP that I get this error: C:\Rpkgs Rcmd install mypkg no Perl script 'install' The same command worked with no error in ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Oct 1, 2006 at 2:54 am
    Oct 2, 2006 at 12:57 am
  • Hi, I have a package where I'm calling an R function (say "foo") from C code. "foo" is in the same package, but is not exported. I construct the call using lang1(install("foo")), but to eval it I ...
    Deepayan SarkarDeepayan Sarkar
    Oct 22, 2006 at 7:56 pm
    Oct 23, 2006 at 8:10 pm
  • Hi, I have a question about the availability of tarballs for 2.4.0-patched. I routinely compile and install fresh versions of R-patched as well as R-devel every few days. I do it mostly "for fun" but ...
    Oct 27, 2006 at 6:55 pm
    Oct 29, 2006 at 11:35 pm
  • Thanks, Duncan, I built Python with --enable-threads, but I don't think R has a build option for this? But that would also happen in single-threaded applications, and it doesn't. Unless I'm ...
    René J.V. BertinRené J.V. Bertin
    Oct 12, 2006 at 5:12 pm
    Oct 28, 2006 at 9:33 pm
  • Dear R-developers, I am currently developing an R package called RLadyBug. When developing under Linux "R CMD check ." works fine without a warning. However, when I do "Rcmd check ." under Windows ...
    Michael HoehleMichael Hoehle
    Oct 31, 2006 at 1:38 pm
    Nov 2, 2006 at 10:34 pm
  • + for(ncp in c(0, 1, 10, 100)) stopifnot(pchisq(xB, dfß, ncp=ncp) == 1) Error: pchisq(xB, df = df, ncp = ncp) == 1 is not all TRUE Execution halted Here is some more testing: xB <- ...
    P C J KleiwegP C J Kleiweg
    Oct 31, 2006 at 10:47 am
    Oct 31, 2006 at 1:16 pm
  • I've tracked down where this is occurring, but I don't know how to fix it. Here's a summary: If the language in Windows is set to simplified Chinese (i.e. Chinese (PRC)) and message translations are ...
    Oct 5, 2006 at 2:51 am
    Oct 12, 2006 at 10:36 am
  • Error: invalid multibyte string ... Error: invalid multibyte string However, cat("\x7F\n\x80\n...\xFF\n") works. Using R --vanilla. SYSTEMS GIVING THE ERROR: R version 2.4.0 (2006-10-03) ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Oct 26, 2006 at 2:31 am
    Oct 30, 2006 at 1:37 am
  • Hi again, Here is a very simplified version of a class hierarchy defined in the Biobase package (Bioconductor). I post here because this seems to be an S4 related problem: setClass("A", ...
    Herve PagesHerve Pages
    Oct 26, 2006 at 11:20 pm
    Oct 29, 2006 at 2:28 pm
  • Hi all, In some circumstances, as.character applied to a list converts real NA's into the string "NA". Propagation of NAs is something R does very well and unless there are good reasons for losing ...
    Seth FalconSeth Falcon
    Oct 25, 2006 at 9:23 pm
    Oct 26, 2006 at 5:20 pm
  • Full_Name: Thomas Friedrichsmeier Version: 2.4.0 OS: GNU/Linux Submission from: (NULL) ( Since R 2.4.0, operator "::" also returns objects in the package environment, if the package does ...
    Thomas FriedrichsmeierThomas Friedrichsmeier
    Oct 6, 2006 at 1:05 pm
    Oct 11, 2006 at 2:29 pm
  • Hi everyone, I am trying to cross-compile a package I wrote using the Yan and Rossini tutorial "Building Microsoft Windows versions of R and R packages using Intel Linux". I have got reasonably far ...
    Tom McCallumTom McCallum
    Oct 25, 2006 at 4:03 pm
    Nov 2, 2006 at 3:38 pm
  • Announcement: (For those every-once-in-a-while occasions when you run R from a terminal instead of Emacs, and then wish something would happen when you hit TAB...) Last week, I started looking at the ...
    Deepayan SarkarDeepayan Sarkar
    Oct 23, 2006 at 11:51 pm
    Oct 25, 2006 at 2:52 am
  • Full_Name: Joe Voelkel Version: 2.4.0 OS: Windows XP Submission from: (NULL) ( Using "border=NA" in the call to rect generates an error. But the help file says border=NA is acceptable ...
    Oct 19, 2006 at 9:34 pm
    Oct 20, 2006 at 12:15 pm
  • Running R2.4.0 on Apple Mac OS X 10.4.8, in Emacs ESS mode, and also R.app. In an attempt to learn a bit more about a particular method (geneNames in package affy) I invoked getMethods("geneNames") ...
    Steven McKinneySteven McKinney
    Oct 12, 2006 at 11:58 pm
    Oct 13, 2006 at 3:29 pm
  • Dear list, The last R-devel snapshot (2006-10-03) is an empty tarball: ftp://ftp.stat.math.ethz.ch/Software/R/ Thanks, H.
    Herve PagesHerve Pages
    Oct 5, 2006 at 2:04 am
    Oct 5, 2006 at 5:04 pm
  • [move to r-devel, put maintainer in loop] Patrick Connolly <p_connolly at ihug.co.nz writes: Hmmm, I can provoke this on SUSE too (I was going to ask you to try this!): mkdir foo ...
    Peter DalgaardPeter Dalgaard
    Oct 31, 2006 at 11:05 am
    Nov 7, 2006 at 7:57 am
  • Well, following a discussion with Duncan Murdoch, where he suggests me to rewrite my requests, here it is. Just a couple of problems I found difficult to solve, as a writer of R GUIs, and for which I ...
    Philippe GrosjeanPhilippe Grosjean
    Oct 29, 2006 at 4:54 pm
    Oct 30, 2006 at 3:33 pm
  • Full_Name: Andrew J. Duba Version: 2.4.0 OS: OS X Submission from: (NULL) ( I am trying to compile the newest version of R. I am using g77 version 3.4.3 and gcc 4.0. After running gnu ...
    Oct 4, 2006 at 8:32 pm
    Oct 30, 2006 at 2:58 pm
  • Hello, I have some questions concerning encoding and package distribution. We develop the ade4 package. For some data sets included in the package, there are accentued character (e.g. ?,?...). The ...
    Stéphane DrayStéphane Dray
    Oct 18, 2006 at 3:02 pm
    Oct 25, 2006 at 9:42 am
  • R-Developers, I'm looking for some help computing on the R language. I'm hoping to write a function that parses a language or expression object and returns another expression with all instances of ...
    McGehee, RobertMcGehee, Robert
    Oct 23, 2006 at 3:16 am
    Oct 23, 2006 at 4:06 pm
  • Hi, I have a feature request for 'parse', and possibly the 'R CMD INSTALL' command to display more informative error information. Specifically, after making several modifications to a package on my ...
    Michael ToewsMichael Toews
    Oct 21, 2006 at 12:32 am
    Oct 22, 2006 at 1:07 am
  • Hi, I recently encountered a problem with array subsetting and came up with a fix. Given an array of arbitrary dimensions, in which the number of dimensions is only known at runtime, I wanted to ...
    Balaji S. SrinivasanBalaji S. Srinivasan
    Oct 19, 2006 at 1:05 pm
    Oct 19, 2006 at 10:51 pm
  • Hi, The warning that was recently added to R-devel about unrecognized escapes has been very helpful in identifying a number of incorrectly specified regular expressions. We are, however, seeing ...
    Seth FalconSeth Falcon
    Oct 18, 2006 at 8:32 pm
    Oct 19, 2006 at 6:26 am
  • showMethods isn't reporting inherited methods when it is first called. The methods are there and after calling them, showMethods gives the right output. Here is an example (using R-devel r39647) ...
    Seth FalconSeth Falcon
    Oct 17, 2006 at 11:02 pm
    Oct 18, 2006 at 8:29 pm
  • I am encountering segfaults when checking the lme4 package on an Athlon64 system if I use the acml blas. R was built as a 64-bit application using the GCC 4.0.3 compiler suite including gfortran. The ...
    Douglas BatesDouglas Bates
    Oct 16, 2006 at 2:25 pm
    Oct 16, 2006 at 5:18 pm
  • Dear all, After installing R 2.4.0, a definition of "[" for an S4 class has stopped working as the default for drop in the generic, TRUE, appears to override the default in the method The method is ...
    Iago MosqueiraIago Mosqueira
    Oct 4, 2006 at 10:31 am
    Oct 9, 2006 at 12:07 pm
  • Hi all, I am working with some large data sets (1-4 GB) and have some questions that I hope someone can help me with: 1. Is there a way to turn off garbage collector from within C interface ? what I ...
    Vladimir DergachevVladimir Dergachev
    Oct 31, 2006 at 7:24 pm
    Nov 2, 2006 at 3:07 am
  • Is this not supposed to work? Error in attributes(.Data) <- c(attributes(.Data), attrib) : row names must be 'character' or 'integer', not 'double' Error in attributes(.Data) <- c(attributes(.Data), ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Oct 25, 2006 at 2:58 pm
    Oct 25, 2006 at 5:23 pm
  • I am having some trouble creating a hierarchy of virtual classes (akin to the class structure in the 'Matrix' package). I think they arise from my not understanding the best way to specify virtual ...
    Parlamis FranklinParlamis Franklin
    Oct 20, 2006 at 9:24 am
    Oct 21, 2006 at 10:23 pm
  • Full_Name: Luis Frank Version: 2.3.1 OS: Submission from: (NULL) ( Hallo! In version 2.3.1 tha sort function applied to a vector trasposes it. This does not happen in earlier versions ...
    Oct 20, 2006 at 8:39 pm
    Oct 21, 2006 at 12:59 pm
  • Hello, I'm trying to compile a library in MS Visual C++ using R.dll. For that, I need R.lib for linking. Where can I get it? "Readme.packages" for R says: "First build the import library R.lib by lib ...
    Juri SolodenkoJuri Solodenko
    Oct 20, 2006 at 8:14 am
    Oct 20, 2006 at 9:57 am
  • This is a rather interesting, but I don't think it is a bug - it is just things that "you are not supposed to do"... you are assuming a certain evaluation order of the 4 "$" operators in " D$ABC[D$M] ...
    Hin-Tak LeungHin-Tak Leung
    Oct 16, 2006 at 3:23 pm
    Oct 17, 2006 at 1:06 pm
  • I asked a question that might help me track down what changed between 2.3.1 that did build and the 2.4.0 version that will not build. Some of the undefined names the linker was complaining about ...
    Oct 16, 2006 at 7:47 pm
    Oct 16, 2006 at 9:29 pm
  • Hi, I would be nice if names() returned the equivalent of ls() for environments. --- a/src/main/attrib.c +++ b/src/main/attrib.c @@ -687,6 +687,8 @@ SEXP attribute_hidden do_names(SEXP call s = ...
    Seth FalconSeth Falcon
    Oct 15, 2006 at 6:48 pm
    Oct 15, 2006 at 8:45 pm
  • Full_Name: Russell V. Lenth Version: 2.3.1 OS: Windows XP Pro Submission from: (NULL) ( I wrote a simple .BAT file to run the Sweave function on a file (via RTerm), then run pdflatex ...
    Oct 13, 2006 at 9:29 pm
    Oct 14, 2006 at 5:56 pm
  • Hello, We have recently added a 64-bit 2 x Dual-Core Athlon server running Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 3 to allow for processing of large data sets ( 4GB) in R. To integrate this server into ...
    McGehee, RobertMcGehee, Robert
    Oct 9, 2006 at 8:41 pm
    Oct 13, 2006 at 6:44 pm
  • Full_Name: Peter Smith Version: 2.3.1 OS: FreeBSD 5.3 Submission from: (NULL) ( I'm installing R from the FreeBSD ports tree (i.e. running make from /usr/ports/math/R). During the make, ...
    P SmithP Smith
    Oct 12, 2006 at 11:46 am
    Oct 12, 2006 at 7:49 pm
  • Full_Name: Tadashi Kadowaki Version: 2.4.0 OS: Redhat Linux 9 Submission from: (NULL) ( Doesn't nls function support subset? It seems not to work. And, there are no information in the ...
    Oct 11, 2006 at 9:29 am
    Oct 11, 2006 at 12:10 pm
  • I use the FEAR package available from http://www.clemson.edu/economics/faculty/wilson/ which works perfectly in Rv2.2.0; after installing from a local zip and loading I find: USING R version 2.2.0 + ...
    Oct 10, 2006 at 4:58 pm
    Oct 11, 2006 at 7:15 am
  • Tried the following with R --vanilla on the Rv2.4.0 release (see details at the end). I think the script and its comments speaks for itself, but the outcome is certainly not wanted. for (n in ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Oct 6, 2006 at 10:20 pm
    Oct 7, 2006 at 6:11 am
  • Full_Name: Brad Christoffersen Version: 2.3.1 OS: Windows XP Submission from: (NULL) ( Why is the difference between two numbers so different from the "mean relative difference" ...
    Oct 5, 2006 at 1:10 am
    Oct 5, 2006 at 3:08 am
  • Dear list, I have been using and testing the alpha/betas of R 2.4.0, sources for which I got from svn.r-project.org/R/branches/R-2-4-branch, and which I compiled on my Fedora Core 5 machine. No ...
    Gavin SimpsonGavin Simpson
    Oct 4, 2006 at 11:55 am
    Oct 4, 2006 at 1:52 pm
  • install packages RMySQL fail. System Fedora Core 6 x86_64 see down. It's bug or incomplete install MySQL? Juan. PROMPT MySQL $ mysql Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g. Your ...
    Juan Santiago RamseyerJuan Santiago Ramseyer
    Oct 29, 2006 at 3:58 pm
    Nov 2, 2006 at 1:45 am
  • I have an R library which uses identify() and system(com="xterm -e less /a/corresponding/file") to view files when I click on an x11() plot. I can successfully resize the xterm on Linux (i486) and ...
    Jon StearleyJon Stearley
    Oct 31, 2006 at 7:48 pm
    Nov 1, 2006 at 4:11 pm
  • It occurred to me that we could have an optional file called TESTIMONIALS that comes with each package which could be a list of short testimonials from users indicating success with that package and ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Oct 27, 2006 at 5:36 pm
    Oct 28, 2006 at 7:48 pm
  • Hi Everyone I have a function f which does something using a function g. Function f is in a library and g has a default stub in the library but will be mainly overloaded in a later R script. For ...
    Tom McCallumTom McCallum
    Oct 27, 2006 at 11:11 am
    Oct 27, 2006 at 3:09 pm
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