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  • Subject: Non-GPL packages for R Packages that are not licensed in a way that permits re-distribution on CRAN are frequently a source of comment and concern on R-help and other lists. A good example ...
    Prof. John C NashProf. John C Nash
    Sep 10, 2009 at 5:50 pm
    Sep 12, 2009 at 12:52 pm
  • Regarding this from this week: 2.10.0 PACKAGE INSTALLATION (Windows) It is possible to install source packages without Rtools provided they have no compiled code and no configure.win or cleanup.win ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Sep 17, 2009 at 3:32 pm
    Sep 18, 2009 at 12:36 am
  • Hi, in 'Writing R Extensions" of R v2.10.0, under Section 'Cross-references' (2009-09-07) it says: 1. "The markup \link{foo} (usually in the combination \code{\link{foo}}) produces a hyperlink to the ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Sep 24, 2009 at 2:08 am
    Sep 29, 2009 at 1:17 am
  • Hi I'm trying to implement something similar to the following R snippet using C. I seem to have hit the wall on accessing class slots using C. library(fPortfolio) lppData <- 100 * LPP2005.RET[, 1:6] ...
    Abhijit BeraAbhijit Bera
    Sep 29, 2009 at 2:28 pm
    Sep 30, 2009 at 8:12 am
  • I just downloaded R-devel and when loaded it immediately segfaults. I'm not sure how much or what sort of diagnostic info and can provide, but below is my build script, my console output, and the ...
    Mark KimpelMark Kimpel
    Sep 16, 2009 at 7:51 pm
    Sep 21, 2009 at 3:27 pm
  • Dear r-devel members, My Rcmdr package "depends" on several other packages (tcltk, grDevices, utils, and car) and "suggests" a number of others (abind, aplpack, colorspace, effects, foreign, grid, ...
    John FoxJohn Fox
    Sep 22, 2009 at 1:15 pm
    Sep 22, 2009 at 9:32 pm
  • Hello, I've tried several times yesterday to build R-devel and I consistently get this error when I "make" : mkdir -p -- ../../../library/base/R make[3]: Leaving directory ...
    Romain FrancoisRomain Francois
    Sep 22, 2009 at 6:28 am
    Sep 22, 2009 at 5:07 pm
  • The documentation for is.atomic and is.recursive is inconsistent with their behavior in R 2.9.1 Windows. ? is.atomic ???? 'is.atomic' returns 'TRUE' if 'x' is an atomic vector (or 'NULL') ???? and ...
    Stavros MacrakisStavros Macrakis
    Sep 2, 2009 at 6:39 pm
    Sep 4, 2009 at 8:25 am
  • "Writing R Extensions" says {quotes} If you have a crash which gives a core dump you can use something like gdb /path/to/R/bin/exec/R core.12345 to examine the core dump. If core dumps are ...
    Sep 4, 2009 at 3:39 pm
    Sep 29, 2009 at 5:20 pm
  • Hello, I am the maintainer of the stringkernels package and have come across a problem with using S3 objects in my S4 classes. Specifically, I have an S4 class with a slot that takes a text corpus as ...
    Martin KoberMartin Kober
    Sep 15, 2009 at 10:00 am
    Sep 17, 2009 at 12:07 am
  • Full_Name: Bob Bownes Version: 2.9.2 OS: Solaris 10 Submission from: (NULL) ( The sed lines in src/unix/Makefile confuse the grep distributed with Solaris that gets configured by ...
    Sep 9, 2009 at 10:50 pm
    Sep 10, 2009 at 4:00 pm
  • 2009/8/30 Uwe Ligges [snip] [snip] [snip] Hi Uwe, Note: I will send this email cc. to the R-devel list, which I joined today. I think it may be of interest to other people as well. Thank you for your ...
    Sep 1, 2009 at 9:41 pm
    Sep 4, 2009 at 8:38 pm
  • Dear Developers, Since 2.8, R installation has got a bug in it such that if a package has a "configure" file then it cannot be installed without modification. For example: * Installing *source* ...
    Zong-Pei HanZong-Pei Han
    Sep 30, 2009 at 4:36 pm
    Oct 2, 2009 at 10:52 am
  • Hello, Is there such thing as a build time dependency between packages : package B needs package A so that it can build, but once built it lives without it. For example depending on the ant package ...
    Romain FrancoisRomain Francois
    Sep 25, 2009 at 9:33 am
    Sep 29, 2009 at 8:10 am
  • Hi all, Is it possible to determine the environment in which a promise will be evaluated? e.g. f <- function(code) { force(code) } f({ a <- 1 b <- 2 }) Is there any way to tell from within f that a ...
    Hadley WickhamHadley Wickham
    Sep 9, 2009 at 1:30 pm
    Sep 10, 2009 at 6:46 pm
  • Hi, Is is possible to embed inside an R script, the name of the default packages to be loaded when the script is invoked with Rscript. I know about the --default-packages argument, but I was ...
    Romain FrancoisRomain Francois
    Sep 3, 2009 at 1:53 pm
    Sep 4, 2009 at 2:53 pm
  • I've read some postings back in 2002/2006 about running R on multiple core CPUs. The answer was basically separate processes work fine, but parallelization needs to be implemented using snow/rmpi ...
    Keith SatterleyKeith Satterley
    Sep 28, 2009 at 3:40 am
    Oct 2, 2009 at 6:32 am
  • Full_Name: Jens Oehlschl?gel Version: 2.9.2 OS: Win32 Submission from: (NULL) ( # Obviously an empty basename is allowed (if the filepath is a pure path) [1] "" # but here we get the ...
    Sep 18, 2009 at 2:15 pm
    Sep 18, 2009 at 9:35 pm
  • Hi, sessionInfo() has been proven really useful, but you still often have to ask for additional information in order to help troubleshooting. For instance, for troubleshooting the aroma.affymetrix, ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Sep 3, 2009 at 5:05 pm
    Sep 4, 2009 at 2:50 pm
  • Hello, (This is a remix of this previous thread: https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-devel/2009-August/054264.html , but with a concrete example) I am developing some packages that contain scripts (for ...
    Romain FrancoisRomain Francois
    Sep 2, 2009 at 10:55 am
    Sep 3, 2009 at 12:47 pm
  • I'm trying to get a reference to this object in C SWX.RET[1:6,c("SBI,"SPI","SII")] While i am able to access and use a plain SWX.RET object, I'm getting confused on how to create an object with the ...
    Abhijit BeraAbhijit Bera
    Sep 16, 2009 at 7:02 am
    Sep 16, 2009 at 1:23 pm
  • I'm working to automate the building of RPM packages for CRAN &c. In the process, I'm trying to get a sense of the correct dependencies. It's my sense that R CMD CHECK is the Right Way to check to ...
    Allen S. RoutAllen S. Rout
    Sep 2, 2009 at 6:53 am
    Sep 9, 2009 at 6:08 pm
  • Does --with-valgrind-instrumentation=2 slow down R when valgrind or gctorture are not in use? I am thinking of compiling the R that the whole department uses for research and teachin with ...
    Charles GeyerCharles Geyer
    Sep 6, 2009 at 4:02 pm
    Sep 8, 2009 at 5:08 pm
  • Hi all, When developing a package, it's often useful to be able to reload it, without re-installing, re-starting R and re-loading. To do this I've written a little script that inspects the package ...
    Hadley WickhamHadley Wickham
    Sep 4, 2009 at 1:39 pm
    Sep 5, 2009 at 2:29 pm
  • I compiled R-2.9.2 from source on Cent OS. But the compile R program does not support command completion. I get the following configure output that is related to readline. Why 'rl_completion_matches' ...
    Peng YuPeng Yu
    Sep 30, 2009 at 2:13 pm
    Sep 30, 2009 at 9:35 pm
  • Hi the following example I think demonstrates the inconsistency [1] FALSE Warning message: In is.na(f) : is.na() applied to non-(list or vector) of type 'closure' The documentation states: Arguments ...
    Nicholas Lewin-KohNicholas Lewin-Koh
    Sep 30, 2009 at 6:29 pm
    Sep 30, 2009 at 8:44 pm
  • Hello, sorry to provide only very little testing, but with the release date nearing, I thought it better to report this quickly than to wait for an uncertain period until I find more time. I'm ...
    Thomas FriedrichsmeierThomas Friedrichsmeier
    Sep 29, 2009 at 7:15 pm
    Sep 30, 2009 at 1:33 pm
  • dear list, since matrix manipulations is often of interest in statistical computations, i'd like to get a working example of using Lapack for regression. However, i run into an error. My ...
    Vinh NguyenVinh Nguyen
    Sep 23, 2009 at 7:39 am
    Sep 25, 2009 at 8:57 pm
  • Hello, I was trying this bit of code (i know it is an extreme case) g=function(r){ if(r==1) return(list(x=1)) else return(list(x=g(r-1))) } For z=g(500), the code runs but when I print z i.e I get ...
    Saptarshi GuhaSaptarshi Guha
    Sep 23, 2009 at 11:10 pm
    Sep 24, 2009 at 3:31 pm
  • Lets say I have two source files file1.c and file2.c The latter just contains sub-routines to be used by the first. i.e. in file1.c I have the line #include "file2.c" Let's say "R CMD SHLIB file1.c" ...
    Sep 15, 2009 at 6:04 pm
    Sep 16, 2009 at 3:30 pm
  • Hi, I am reporting what seems to be a trivial error in one of the test files (this has been failing for a few days for me): Collecting examples for package 'tools' Running examples in package 'tools' ...
    Hiroyuki KawakatsuHiroyuki Kawakatsu
    Sep 8, 2009 at 7:16 am
    Sep 8, 2009 at 10:42 am
  • Reposting from R-help: Dear R experts, please excuse me for writing to the mailing list without subscribing. I have a somewhat urgent problem that relates to R. I have to process large amounts of ...
    Peter JuhaszPeter Juhasz
    Sep 5, 2009 at 6:31 pm
    Sep 7, 2009 at 6:43 pm
  • Just noticed these two functions (clearNames is stats and unname in base) that do the same thing. Hadley -- http://had.co.nz/
    Hadley WickhamHadley Wickham
    Sep 3, 2009 at 1:16 pm
    Sep 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm
  • Currently, writing R extensions states: "The ?Package? and ?Version? fields give the name and the version of the package, respectively. The name should consist of letters, numbers, and the dot ...
    Hadley WickhamHadley Wickham
    Sep 3, 2009 at 1:11 pm
    Sep 3, 2009 at 1:47 pm
  • Trying to install the above two packages via the "install.packages("package_name")" command and the "R CMD INSTALL file.tar.gz". I receive the following error either way "sh: ./configure: /bin/sh ...
    Matias SilvaMatias Silva
    Sep 2, 2009 at 1:05 am
    Sep 2, 2009 at 8:30 pm
  • I can't get the RPostgreSQL library to load on OSX and have no idea where it's going wrong... Error in dyn.load(file, DLLpath = DLLpath, ...) : unable to load shared library ...
    Jeff HamannJeff Hamann
    Sep 30, 2009 at 12:50 am
    Oct 2, 2009 at 4:06 pm
  • Dear DevelopeRs, in continuing with my suite of packages on experimental design, I am stuck with an issue that appears to be related to package AlgDesign - I have tried to get it solved by Bob ...
    Ulrike GroempingUlrike Groemping
    Sep 28, 2009 at 8:00 am
    Sep 29, 2009 at 8:25 pm
  • A package I have written makes considerable use of external C code. There appear to be no problems building a Windows binary with the GNU C compiler, but now I would like to make the package ...
    Murray EffordMurray Efford
    Sep 26, 2009 at 1:34 am
    Sep 26, 2009 at 4:34 pm
  • Dear list, Consider the following, library(grid) w = unit.c(unit(1, "in"), unit(2, "in")) w2 = w + unit(1, "mm") w[2] <- 0 w2[2] <- 0 convertUnit(w, "mm") #[1] 25.4mm 0mm convertUnit(w2, "mm") #Error ...
    Baptiste auguieBaptiste auguie
    Sep 24, 2009 at 8:19 pm
    Sep 25, 2009 at 2:09 pm
  • Hi all, This summer I've been working with a grad student to bring more of the date time classes from JODA (http://joda-time.sourceforge.net/) into R. To make these work seamlessly with existing date ...
    Hadley WickhamHadley Wickham
    Sep 9, 2009 at 2:40 pm
    Sep 10, 2009 at 1:19 am
  • Writing R extensions says: In addition to the help files in Rd format, R packages allow the inclusion of documents in arbitrary other formats. The standard location for these is subdirectory inst/doc ...
    Sep 4, 2009 at 9:44 pm
    Sep 5, 2009 at 5:31 pm
  • Dear All, I would like to have an advice for designing an R library, and thought that R-devel may be the best place to ask given so many people who are highly expert in R are around. We are at an ...
    Yurii AulchenkoYurii Aulchenko
    Sep 4, 2009 at 8:54 pm
    Sep 5, 2009 at 2:01 pm
  • <win32_R_top stands for 'windows R top directory' - you need both native R and win32 R to cross-compile R packages. (native R for executing R code, win32 R for its R.dll for the cross-compiler's ...
    Hin-Tak LeungHin-Tak Leung
    Sep 3, 2009 at 3:30 pm
    Sep 4, 2009 at 3:47 pm
  • Hi, we noticed that since some time after Aug 24th the daily snapshots provided on ftp://ftp.stat.math.ethz.ch/Software/R/ no longer have their default tarball file name but dropped the date stamp, ...
    Sep 1, 2009 at 12:27 pm
    Sep 3, 2009 at 8:34 pm
  • Hi everyone! I think I stumbled over a bug in the latest R 2.9.2 patched for OS X: When I try to sort latin1-encoded character vectors, R sometimes crashes with a segmentation fault. I'm running OS X ...
    Stefan EvertStefan Evert
    Sep 30, 2009 at 9:11 am
    Oct 5, 2009 at 2:16 pm
  • For Windows, this page http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/base/ gives a link to download - R 2.9.2 - r-patched (R 2.9.2 patched) - old releases and - r-devel (R 2.11.0) but there is no obvious ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Sep 28, 2009 at 11:59 pm
    Sep 29, 2009 at 4:48 pm
  • Full_Name: Ivan the Terrible Version: 2.9.2 OS: Windows XP SP3 Submission from: (NULL) ( When using the method blackboost_fit of the package mboost appear following error : Error in ...
    Sep 26, 2009 at 9:15 am
    Sep 28, 2009 at 8:23 am
  • Hi, *** caught segfault *** address 0x8402423f, cause 'memory not mapped' Possible actions: 1: abort (with core dump, if enabled) 2: normal R exit 3: exit R without saving workspace 4: exit R saving ...
    Hervé PagèsHervé Pagès
    Sep 24, 2009 at 10:00 pm
    Sep 25, 2009 at 7:05 pm
  • Hi, I've been calling the function "source" (package base) from Tinn-R editor to send files, marked blocks and selections to R interpreter because it avoids a lot of problems related with ...
    Jose Claudio FariaJose Claudio Faria
    Sep 22, 2009 at 1:22 am
    Sep 23, 2009 at 10:47 am
  • Hey, I?m a newbie in R and have a big problem. I hope, I?m in the right mailinglist, if not, sorry for this. I want to use R in my Java application and I found out, it should work with JRI. But it ...
    Nadine BethkeNadine Bethke
    Sep 21, 2009 at 9:27 am
    Sep 21, 2009 at 3:17 pm
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