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  • Dear members of the R Development Team, I am looking for people with a deep understanding of R internals to assist in bridging R to OpenOffice. While R is a state of the art statistical environment, ...
    Leonard MadaLeonard Mada
    Mar 27, 2007 at 6:41 pm
    Mar 29, 2007 at 9:41 pm
  • Hi, I have a big data frame: which could probably considered a very natural (and R'ish) way of doing it (but maybe I'm wrong and the real idiom for doing this is something different). The problem ...
    Herve PagesHerve Pages
    Mar 2, 2007 at 6:39 pm
    Mar 5, 2007 at 4:07 pm
  • Dear all, I have already twice encountered a case which I consider a limitation of dirname() and basename(). In my functions I have a parameter "outfile" which e.g. tells where a file should be ...
    Mar 26, 2007 at 5:49 pm
    Mar 28, 2007 at 6:00 pm
  • Full_Name: Charles Dupont Version: 2.4.1 OS: linux 2.6.18 Submission from: (NULL) ( 'format.pval' has a major limitation in its implementation. For example suppose a person had a ...
    Charles DupontCharles Dupont
    Mar 20, 2007 at 3:19 pm
    Mar 21, 2007 at 5:23 pm
  • Dear all, Currently, I am trying to create a test package "testS4" using S4 classes, which I am attaching. Running R CMD check gives the following error: coeurebooks-computer:/Volumes/CoreData/CRAN ...
    Mar 16, 2007 at 8:55 pm
    Mar 17, 2007 at 12:16 am
  • Hi, after updating R 2.5.0 devel yesterday we today observed many new unexpected failures in our daily package build and test system runs, which can be traced to recent changes in the implementation ...
    Mar 15, 2007 at 6:06 pm
    Mar 20, 2007 at 3:11 pm
  • Hello, I've been asked to get R (2.4.1) installed on a IBM p570 server. This is a server with power CPUs and is running SLES 10. It currently has 12GB of RAM so I'd like to make sure I have the 64 ...
    Andrew FerrisAndrew Ferris
    Mar 14, 2007 at 5:56 pm
    Mar 16, 2007 at 5:41 pm
  • Hi! I've been browsing through the last months' archive and I can't find an answer to my question, so here it is (let's hope it's not too obvious): I'm working on extensions of an R library, and I ...
    José Luis Aznarte M.José Luis Aznarte M.
    Mar 26, 2007 at 4:42 pm
    Apr 2, 2007 at 5:34 pm
  • Trying to compile the package Matrix_0.9975-11.tar.gz with newest R-2.5.0 alpha (2007-03-31 r40986) on FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT (i386) I get the following error: ----- R CMD INSTALL ...
    Rainer HurlingRainer Hurling
    Mar 31, 2007 at 5:03 pm
    Apr 2, 2007 at 5:04 pm
  • Dear all, I have a code chunk in my Rnw file that, when executed, outputs carriage return characters ('\r') to inform on the progress (e.g. "sweep 4 of 1024\r"). But Sweave interprets this as a ...
    Ernest TurroErnest Turro
    Mar 19, 2007 at 1:47 pm
    Mar 20, 2007 at 7:02 pm
  • Has anybody tried to use Rmpi with the OpenMPI library instead of LAM/MPI? LAM appears to be somewhat hardcoded in the Rmpi setup. Before I start to experiment with changing this, has anybody else ...
    Dirk EddelbuettelDirk Eddelbuettel
    Mar 28, 2007 at 2:34 am
    Apr 2, 2007 at 8:23 am
  • Hi, when doing as.double() on an object that is already a double, the object seems to be copied internally, doubling the memory requirement. See example below. Same for as.character() etc. Is this ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Mar 28, 2007 at 9:25 pm
    Mar 29, 2007 at 9:05 pm
  • Dear all, The package "affy" has the following statement in file "AffyBatch.R": if (debug.affy123) cat("-- initAffyBatch\n") This is great and I would also like to use it. However, when I run my ...
    Mar 22, 2007 at 10:22 pm
    Mar 23, 2007 at 5:26 pm
  • Hi, All: Attached please find a symmetric, indefinite matrix for which 'eigen(...)$vectors' included NAs: R version 2.4.1 (2006-12-18) i386-pc-mingw32 locale: LC_COLLATE=English_United ...
    Spencer GravesSpencer Graves
    Mar 18, 2007 at 5:23 am
    Mar 19, 2007 at 2:15 pm
  • Hi, I have got a curious issue with an R package which uses zlib, against the official binary here: on a Redhat EL4 i686 ...
    Hin-Tak LeungHin-Tak Leung
    Mar 29, 2007 at 2:02 pm
    Mar 29, 2007 at 5:55 pm
  • Hi, I'm trying to register my native routines using R_registerRoutines (...). I can compile the code, but the loader cannot resolve the symbol: undefined symbol ...
    Ernest TurroErnest Turro
    Mar 19, 2007 at 9:23 pm
    Mar 20, 2007 at 7:12 am
  • Hello, This is about fortune package, but I think that might be related also to base R, so I am sending to package maintainer and R-devel list. I have the following in my .Rprofile to break monotony ...
    Gregor GorjancGregor Gorjanc
    Mar 4, 2007 at 12:14 pm
    Mar 9, 2007 at 10:25 am
  • Hi, I noticed that serialize() gives different results depending on R version, which has implications to the digest() function in the digest package. Note, it does give the same output across ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Mar 7, 2007 at 10:24 pm
    Mar 8, 2007 at 8:57 pm
  • I need help. I'm trying to connect with an Oracle DBMS and MySQL DBMS, I'm using RJDBC package. My code is the next: library('rJava') library('DBI') library('RJDBC') //Mysql drv <- ...
    Jose SierraJose Sierra
    Mar 5, 2007 at 12:06 pm
    Mar 7, 2007 at 3:54 pm
  • Hi, A B 1 b 3 2 c 2 3 a 1 A1 A2 A3 B1 B2 B3 2 3 1 3 2 1 Someone else might get something different. It all depends on the values of its 'stringsAsFactors' option: A B 1 b 3 2 c 2 3 a 1 A1 A2 A3 B1 B2 ...
    Mar 27, 2007 at 3:48 am
    Mar 28, 2007 at 11:16 am
  • Hi, I have encountered a nuance in as.Date() behaviour that is not altogether obvious - not sure whether this is intended or not: [1] "2001-01-01" I.e. it ignores the rest of the characters. This ...
    Vladimir DergachevVladimir Dergachev
    Mar 23, 2007 at 11:30 pm
    Mar 26, 2007 at 9:08 pm
  • Dear developeRs, with R 2.4.1 (and also 2.4.0), the function str() fails on objects of class relimplmbooteval, if there are unused slots, which is very often the case. I am not sure whether this is a ...
    Ulrike GrömpingUlrike Grömping
    Mar 23, 2007 at 12:13 pm
    Mar 23, 2007 at 5:06 pm
  • The contents of .Rbuildignore seems to affect R CMD build but not R CMD check. I'm using R 2.4.0 on Debian. Is my understanding correct? And is there anything I can do about it? In my case, some of ...
    Ross BoylanRoss Boylan
    Mar 18, 2007 at 7:39 pm
    Mar 19, 2007 at 5:58 pm
  • Dear all, Recently, there was a question to use the same method for more than one class: I have a variation of this question: Is it ...
    Mar 15, 2007 at 9:58 pm
    Mar 16, 2007 at 10:22 pm
  • Hi, I've noted that not all `predict' methods are hidden in the namespace: [1]* predict.Arima* [3] predict.arima0* predict.glm [5] predict.HoltWinters* predict.lm [7] predict.loess* ...
    Henric Nilsson (Public)Henric Nilsson (Public)
    Mar 16, 2007 at 11:36 am
    Mar 16, 2007 at 1:21 pm
  • Full_Name: Thomas Friedrichsmeier Version: 2.4.1 OS: linux (Debian unstable) Submission from: (NULL) ( Summary: It would be nice to have a centralized option for setting default par() ...
    Thomas FriedrichsmeierThomas Friedrichsmeier
    Mar 6, 2007 at 2:03 pm
    Mar 7, 2007 at 5:04 pm
  • Dear list, I may have found a bug in model.frame.default (called by the lm function). The problem arises in my R dev version but not in my R 2.4.0. Here is my config : platform ...
    Thibaut JombartThibaut Jombart
    Mar 7, 2007 at 2:47 pm
    Mar 7, 2007 at 4:11 pm
  • Dear all, Maybe, I am doing something wrong, but using R-2.5.0 on my Intel-Mac, I have problems using function callNextMethod() in method initialize. I am loading the following code as file ...
    Mar 4, 2007 at 4:26 pm
    Mar 5, 2007 at 8:41 pm
  • Hello, Appending information to the profiler's output seems to generate problems. Here is a small example of code : <code r require(boot) Rprof( memory.profiling = TRUE) Rprof(NULL) for(i in 1:2){ ...
    Romain FrancoisRomain Francois
    Mar 31, 2007 at 8:31 pm
    Apr 4, 2007 at 3:19 pm
  • Dear all, Assume that I have an S4 class "MyClass" with a slot "myname", which is initialized to: myname="" in method("initialize"): myclass <- new("MyClass", myname="") Assume that class "MyClass" ...
    Mar 30, 2007 at 8:45 pm
    Mar 30, 2007 at 10:10 pm
  • The help page for ansari.test() says (emphasis added): By default (if exact is not specified), an exact p-value is computed if both samples contain less than 50 finite values **and there are no ...
    Thomas FriedrichsmeierThomas Friedrichsmeier
    Mar 29, 2007 at 7:39 pm
    Mar 29, 2007 at 9:29 pm
  • Times from seq.POSIXt come out wrong in AEST timezone around Feb 29 every leap year before 1970 (on Windows XP). According to help(DateTimeClasses), this is handled by "our own C code" ...
    Mar 19, 2007 at 5:32 am
    Mar 29, 2007 at 4:31 pm
  • [Moved to R-devel to ask a policy question.] I've added this to ?persp and ?par, but I wondered if people thought we should change this to be like 2D plots. Especially Ross I., who I believe is the ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    Mar 22, 2007 at 7:12 pm
    Mar 27, 2007 at 10:46 pm
  • Why is it that R places CFLAGS after PKG_CFLAGS and not before when compiling a package (e.g. through R CMD build pkg)? This can be problematic if, for instance, you want to use -O3, but -O2 is in ...
    Ernest TurroErnest Turro
    Mar 20, 2007 at 6:58 pm
    Mar 21, 2007 at 12:51 am
  • Hi, I'm trying to write a function to return an R vector which points directly to a contiguous subset of another vector, without taking a copy. Since SEXPREC is a header followed by the data, rather ...
    Matthew DowleMatthew Dowle
    Mar 14, 2007 at 5:44 pm
    Mar 16, 2007 at 12:34 pm
  • Full_Name: Bert De Boeck Version: R 2.2.0 OS: Windows Submission from: (NULL) ( I think there is a bug when using integrate for integrating a function which is 0 in a whole ...
    Bert DeBoeckBert DeBoeck
    Mar 8, 2007 at 2:56 pm
    Mar 12, 2007 at 6:42 pm
  • Dear listers, a few days ago I asked a question about a problem I had with a C function programmed by myself to be called from R. Thanks to your help, I have been able to look a bit further into it, ...
    Sole Acha, XaviSole Acha, Xavi
    Mar 7, 2007 at 11:42 am
    Mar 7, 2007 at 12:34 pm
  • Hi, when defining method (I used length bellow just for the simplicity) for myClass (S4 class) I use setMethod(f="length", signature(x="myClass"), def=function(x) { cat("works") }) If I have myClass1 ...
    Gregor GorjancGregor Gorjanc
    Mar 1, 2007 at 10:47 am
    Mar 1, 2007 at 11:36 am
  • With much thanks to Ei-ji Nakama, R 2.5.0 alpha supports building on AIX (at least AIX 5.2 on one system). Would anyone able to test this please get the latest tarball from ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    Mar 29, 2007 at 6:27 am
    Apr 21, 2007 at 10:38 pm
  • Hi, using too long pathnames for bitmap() crash R on WinXP. I've verified that this is the case with R version 2.4.1 Patched (2007-03-25 r40958) and R version 2.5.0 alpha (2007-03-30 r40957). I ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Mar 31, 2007 at 6:28 am
    Mar 31, 2007 at 3:36 pm
  • Full_Name: James Szinger Version: 2.4.1 OS: linux and MacOS X Submission from: (NULL) ( I'm trying to plot some data from the past 12 months and the lattice package is not labeling the ...
    Mar 29, 2007 at 4:10 pm
    Mar 30, 2007 at 9:59 pm
  • Hello, I've been wondering why my no-optimization R-devel builds have been hanging during "building/updating package indices ...". I tracked it down with gdb to this line from do_basename in ...
    Jeffrey HornerJeffrey Horner
    Mar 24, 2007 at 10:02 pm
    Mar 26, 2007 at 2:16 pm
  • I have run into a problem loading a just saved R object using R-devel. I have been saving and loading this particular type of R object for a long while and never ran into this problem. I save, then ...
    Mark W KimpelMark W Kimpel
    Mar 23, 2007 at 2:40 am
    Mar 23, 2007 at 7:35 pm
  • As some of you may have seen / heard in the past, it is not possible to make cbind() and rbind() into proper S4 generic functions, since their first formal argument is '...'. [ BTW: S3-methods for ...
    Martin MaechlerMartin Maechler
    Mar 20, 2007 at 10:19 pm
    Mar 23, 2007 at 5:31 pm
  • Hi, I noticed that with the GCC trunk (4.3.0), the semantics of "extern inline" have reversed. The net result is that R will build without the usual-stdc=gnu99 but it won't with it. Many multiple ...
    Marcus G. DanielsMarcus G. Daniels
    Mar 19, 2007 at 8:47 pm
    Mar 21, 2007 at 1:51 pm
  • Full_Name: Gavin Simpson Version: 2.5.0 OS: Linux (FC5) Submission from: (NULL) ( Screeplots are a common plot-type used to interpret the results of various ordination methods and other ...
    Gavin SimpsonGavin Simpson
    Mar 2, 2007 at 4:53 pm
    Mar 17, 2007 at 7:40 pm
  • As originally raised here: It has been proposed that R should support noarch packages in /usr/share/R/library in addition to architecture ...
    Tom 'spot' CallawayTom 'spot' Callaway
    Mar 13, 2007 at 8:05 pm
    Mar 17, 2007 at 10:42 am
  • Dear all, is there a good way to create SVG plots with R whose elements have titles (tooltips) or act as hyperlinks? I am using the RSvgDevice package, which works great - but it doesn't seem to ...
    Wolfgang HuberWolfgang Huber
    Mar 6, 2007 at 10:13 pm
    Mar 7, 2007 at 3:46 pm
  • Hello. What happens in the following is that I create two simple functions, f and g, on the workspace. Then I replace g. When I then call f, it uses the old version of g. Now clearly, the ...
    Peter-M SchumacherPeter-M Schumacher
    Mar 6, 2007 at 8:18 pm
    Mar 7, 2007 at 8:38 am
  • Full_Name: Stephanie MAHEVAS Version: 2.4.1 OS: Windows NT Submission from: (NULL) ( the two following instructions provide a synthax error : if ( 5 4 ) cat("ok1") else cat("ok2") and ...
    Stephanie MahevasStephanie Mahevas
    Mar 6, 2007 at 5:15 pm
    Mar 6, 2007 at 6:35 pm
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