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  • Hello. In the writing of my OCaml-R binding, I'm sort of confused when it comes to the use of the PROTECT and UNPROTECT macros. Basically, I have C stub functions that are in charge of calling R for ...
    Guillaume YziquelGuillaume Yziquel
    Nov 28, 2009 at 11:50 pm
    Jan 9, 2010 at 7:27 pm
  • Full_Name: Michael Spiegel Version: 2.10 OS: Windows Vista Submission from: (NULL) ( The following error is produced when attempting to call install.packages. Here is the results of the ...
    Michael M SpiegelMichael M Spiegel
    Nov 4, 2009 at 4:05 pm
    Nov 12, 2009 at 2:35 pm
  • Hi All, It seems that the question of how may people use (or download) R, and it's packages is one that comes up on a fairly regular basis in a variety of forums (There was also recent thread on the ...
    Fellows, IanFellows, Ian
    Nov 23, 2009 at 12:18 am
    Nov 24, 2009 at 12:17 am
  • Dear developeRs, I have not found anything recent about how to link to a vignette or other documentation from within Rd-files. Is this now possible with the new help system ? For example, I would ...
    Ulrike GroempingUlrike Groemping
    Nov 18, 2009 at 9:58 am
    Nov 24, 2009 at 10:31 pm
  • Arrays of POSIXlt dates always return a length of 9. This is correct (they're really lists of vectors of seconds, hours, and so forth), but other methods disguise them as flat vectors, giving ...
    Nov 19, 2009 at 10:30 pm
    Nov 30, 2009 at 1:41 pm
  • Greetings everyone, I have a question about the default behaviour of a missing entry in an environment. Let us look at the following sequence of R statements: NULL I think I understand the logic for ...
    Trishank Karthik KuppusamyTrishank Karthik Kuppusamy
    Nov 13, 2009 at 7:03 pm
    Nov 16, 2009 at 5:47 pm
  • The VALUE section in the help for 'unlink' says: not a failure, nor is being unable to delete a directory if |recursive = FALSE|. However, missing values in |x| result are regarded as failures. The ...
    Tony PlateTony Plate
    Nov 11, 2009 at 3:52 am
    Nov 12, 2009 at 2:36 pm
  • Hi all, What's the procedure for removing out of date cran mirrors? I've just discovered the fantastic http://cran.r-project.org/mirmon_report.html, but there 4 mirrors that have not been updated in ...
    Hadley WickhamHadley Wickham
    Nov 3, 2009 at 2:54 pm
    Nov 3, 2009 at 8:44 pm
  • Hi, right now it is actually a bit tricky to locate and view the NEWS and the CHANGES files, especially if you are a beginning and don't even know that you are supposed to look for them. I'd like to ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Nov 13, 2009 at 8:37 am
    Nov 16, 2009 at 10:53 pm
  • BACKGROUND R2.9.2 built on power5 aix5.3 using gcc 4.2.4 (also installed: tcl and tk 8.5.7) Access from a Windows XP machine using Exceed v9.0, aixterm (DISPLAY etc. setup) export ...
    Chuck WhiteChuck White
    Nov 2, 2009 at 4:50 pm
    May 5, 2010 at 3:14 pm
  • Hello, I do not know if i am facing a bug or a mistake (and if it is a bug i do not know in which category I can put it on the bug tracker), so I post my message here. I am trying to use the Morris ...
    Nov 30, 2009 at 3:50 pm
    Dec 3, 2009 at 12:50 pm
  • Hello. I've been looking at vecsexps for my binding. Concerning strings, I'm wondering: are they supposed to be null-delimited? Are they delimited by the info in the SEXPHEADER macro in Rinternals.h? ...
    Guillaume YziquelGuillaume Yziquel
    Nov 21, 2009 at 9:12 pm
    Nov 24, 2009 at 1:24 am
  • Hello - I am making a first attempt at writing a simple C++ routine to print out R objects (this is a simple proof-of-concept as part of a larger package development). The relevant C++ routine is as ...
    Nabble 30 Miller_2555Nabble 30 Miller_2555
    Nov 15, 2009 at 6:41 pm
    Nov 16, 2009 at 2:38 am
  • Hi, I was wondering if this is expected behavior for active bindings in attached environments, or if this is a bug: [1] ".GlobalEnv" "e" "package:graphics" [4] "package:grDevices" "package:datasets" ...
    Jeff HornerJeff Horner
    Nov 5, 2009 at 3:41 pm
    Nov 5, 2009 at 8:09 pm
  • Some lines are indented by tabs and some lines are indented by spaces, in R source code. This might due to the fact that the source code is not from a single person. But I think that it is better to ...
    Peng YuPeng Yu
    Nov 29, 2009 at 3:58 pm
    Dec 4, 2009 at 10:57 am
  • I have classes A and B, where B contains A. In the implementation of the group generic for B I would like to use the corresponding group generic for A. Is there a way to do that? I would also ...
    Ross BoylanRoss Boylan
    Nov 25, 2009 at 12:34 am
    Dec 3, 2009 at 10:59 pm
  • A lot of R packages are now effectively maintained by several people and so use sites like R-forge or google code for development. This means the best way to report bugs or problems with these ...
    Barry RowlingsonBarry Rowlingson
    Nov 26, 2009 at 12:09 pm
    Nov 30, 2009 at 11:08 am
  • Dear list, When calling R from C, what appears like a spurious error can be triggered during the execution of chisq.test(x, y). This is happening when the following conditions are met: - x and y are ...
    Laurent GautierLaurent Gautier
    Nov 19, 2009 at 7:40 am
    Nov 19, 2009 at 11:40 am
  • I am developing a package (http://r-forge.r-project.org/projects/swfdevice/)?which links against the ming C library. The package builds fine under Mac OS X and Linux. I am really out of my element on ...
    Cameron BrackenCameron Bracken
    Nov 11, 2009 at 9:41 pm
    Nov 12, 2009 at 3:12 am
  • Hello, Is it possible to have the effect of UserDefinedDatabase outside of "attached" environments ? Can I disguise an environment of the sys.frames() as a UserDefinedDatabase ? This seems to suggest ...
    Romain FrancoisRomain Francois
    Nov 5, 2009 at 5:58 pm
    Dec 4, 2009 at 7:12 pm
  • Sirs: I understand that no one wanted to maintain the old Help, but one feature I used extensively -- as a newbie to R or to an unfamiliar package -- was the capability of searching for a word or ...
    Daniel MurphyDaniel Murphy
    Nov 11, 2009 at 4:06 pm
    Nov 11, 2009 at 5:22 pm
  • Hello, I would like to know if there is an R-package available for computing the density, distribution function, quantiles and random numbers of the p-generalized normal distribution or if somebody ...
    Steve KalkeSteve Kalke
    Nov 24, 2009 at 4:53 pm
    Dec 1, 2009 at 5:08 pm
  • It does not have to be a functional language. To see it in use within a some-language-to-R bridge, you can check the source in JRI, rpy2. I can mostly speak for rpy2, and the way it is done there ...
    Laurent GautierLaurent Gautier
    Nov 30, 2009 at 2:40 pm
    Nov 30, 2009 at 7:03 pm
  • Dear R-gurus, I'm trying to compile R on my new mac. It's snow leopard. So far I've seemed to be doing pretty well. I've looked at http://cran.r-project.org/bin/macosx/tools/ ...
    Homer Paul BentonHomer Paul Benton
    Nov 26, 2009 at 6:16 pm
    Nov 27, 2009 at 5:37 am
  • Hi! I noticed that there is a (minor) bug either the command all.equal() or in the "plm" package. I demonstrate this using an example taken from the documentation of plm() ...
    Arne HenningsenArne Henningsen
    Nov 9, 2009 at 10:29 am
    Nov 25, 2009 at 3:21 pm
  • Hi all, How can I call the default method of a S3 object defined by a primitive method? i.e. in the following example, how do I call the default [ method instead of the one I defined for the class ...
    Hadley WickhamHadley Wickham
    Nov 23, 2009 at 9:00 pm
    Nov 23, 2009 at 11:44 pm
  • Hi, I got the following comment from the reviewer of a paper (describing an algorithm implemented in R) that I submitted to BMC Bioinformatics: "Finally, which useful for exploratory work and some ...
    Kevin R. CoombesKevin R. Coombes
    Nov 19, 2009 at 6:47 pm
    Nov 20, 2009 at 6:04 pm
  • Hello. I've been trying to wrap up the R_NilValue into OCaml-R. I nevertheless get a segfault. As I gathered, R_NilValue is declared in Rinternals.h: So, in my r_data.c file, I have: -1- an #include ...
    Guillaume YziquelGuillaume Yziquel
    Nov 18, 2009 at 1:45 am
    Nov 18, 2009 at 4:45 am
  • One tiny thing that would be very nice to have is a default value of n=1 in the random number generator functions, enabling, e.g., runif() instead of runif(1). This won't break anyone's existing code ...
    Richard CottonRichard Cotton
    Nov 16, 2009 at 4:00 pm
    Nov 16, 2009 at 4:43 pm
  • My email does not seem to receive any attention on R-help, so I forward it on R-devel if someone has already faced the "problem". Thanks in advance Christophe Début du message réexpédié : Hi useRs, ...
    Christophe DutangChristophe Dutang
    Nov 15, 2009 at 8:44 am
    Nov 15, 2009 at 6:00 pm
  • Hello. I'm currently working on the OCaml-R binding allowing to call R code from Objective Caml. As Objective Caml is a functional language, I'd like the binding to be as 'functional' as possible ...
    Guillaume YziquelGuillaume Yziquel
    Nov 14, 2009 at 3:45 pm
    Nov 14, 2009 at 10:52 pm
  • I have constructed the following functions and need a little clarification: ### function to fit the model parameters jml.fit <- function(dat, con = 1e-3, biasúLSE, ...){ do stuff ... } ### default ...
    Doran, HaroldDoran, Harold
    Nov 11, 2009 at 3:26 pm
    Nov 11, 2009 at 9:06 pm
  • Hi. I've patched Dirk Eddelbuettel's Debian package of R, namely r-base, in order to make hidden symbols of the library libR.so available is now available ...
    Guillaume YziquelGuillaume Yziquel
    Nov 28, 2009 at 9:50 am
    Nov 29, 2009 at 10:10 pm
  • Hi All, I am trying to install the package rjags into a local library on a machine for which I do not have root permissions. Using the command: R CMD INSTALL --configure-args="--with-jags-include= ...
    Elana FertigElana Fertig
    Nov 20, 2009 at 7:43 pm
    Nov 22, 2009 at 2:24 pm
  • Dear all, There appears to be a bug in how constrOptim handles ... arguments that are suppose to be passed to optim, according to the documentation. This means you can't get the hessian to be ...
    Nov 18, 2009 at 6:10 pm
    Nov 18, 2009 at 10:39 pm
  • In "R version 2.10.0 Patched (2009-11-15 r50445)" on Windows Vista upon issuing help.start() and clicking on Packages I get this. Packages in C:\Users\Gabor\Documents\R\win-library\2.10 ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Nov 17, 2009 at 10:33 am
    Nov 17, 2009 at 4:57 pm
  • Full_Name: George Russell Version: 2.10.0 OS: Windows XP Professional Version 2002 Service Pack 2 Submission from: (NULL) ( Typing the following command into R --vanilla causes R to ...
    G RussellG Russell
    Nov 16, 2009 at 1:10 pm
    Nov 17, 2009 at 4:30 pm
  • Full_Name: Jens Oehlschl?gel Version: 2.10.0 OS: Windows XP Professional Submission from: (NULL) ( file.rename() will successfully rename file a to b - even if b exists already. Though ...
    Nov 15, 2009 at 2:35 pm
    Nov 15, 2009 at 11:15 pm
  • I'm currently packaging up some of the kinship matrix routines more formally, these are used in coxme when dealing with family correlation structures. One of my test programs exercises error ...
    Terry TherneauTerry Therneau
    Nov 13, 2009 at 2:43 pm
    Nov 13, 2009 at 5:12 pm
  • Hello, I submitted the package RcppTemplate to CRAN a couple of weeks ago but the Mac OS X binary has not appeared, and the person in charge of that process (Simon) suspects that the problem may be ...
    Dominick SamperiDominick Samperi
    Nov 12, 2009 at 5:25 pm
    Nov 12, 2009 at 9:39 pm
  • Full_Name: Ludo Pagie Version: 2.10.0 OS: linux, ubuntu, 8.04 Submission from: (NULL) ( when I make a polygon with 100,000 vertices my X-server is being killed. This occurs in R-2.9.0 ...
    Nov 10, 2009 at 8:30 pm
    Nov 11, 2009 at 10:59 am
  • Should negative subscripts be outlawed in x[[subscript]] ? Currently, if subscript is a scalar then it can only be negative if length(x)==1 (otherwise [[ throws an error). If length(subscript) 1 then ...
    William DunlapWilliam Dunlap
    Nov 9, 2009 at 9:38 pm
    Nov 10, 2009 at 1:49 am
  • Full_Name: Gerald Guglielmo Version: 2.8.1 (2008-12-22) OS: OSX Leopard Submission from: (NULL) ( When I attempt to use the hist() function to bin integers the behavior seems very odd ...
    Nov 6, 2009 at 11:30 pm
    Nov 7, 2009 at 4:27 pm
  • Full_Name: Michael Aaron Karsh Version: 2.8.0 OS: Windows XP Submission from: (NULL) ( Whenever I try changing a function, it keeps coming up with the same error message. I have the ...
    Nov 4, 2009 at 7:50 am
    Nov 4, 2009 at 9:10 pm
  • Hello, letters flag 1 a TRUE 2 b FALSE 3 c TRUE [[1]] [[1]]$letters [1] "a" [[1]]$flag [1] " TRUE" [[2]] [[2]]$letters [1] "b" [[2]]$flag [1] "FALSE" [[3]] [[3]]$letters [1] "c" [[3]]$flag [1] " ...
    Adrian DragulescuAdrian Dragulescu
    Nov 4, 2009 at 7:44 pm
    Nov 4, 2009 at 8:25 pm
  • Hi all, assume the following problem: a function call takes a function object and a data variable and calls this function with this data on a remote host. It uses serialization to pass both the ...
    Sklyar, Oleg (London)Sklyar, Oleg (London)
    Nov 3, 2009 at 11:27 am
    Nov 3, 2009 at 1:01 pm
  • nchar(with(list(2),ls())) gives an internal error. This is of course a peculiar call (no names in the list), but the error is not caught cleanly. It is not clear from the documentation whether ...
    Nov 1, 2009 at 4:00 am
    Nov 1, 2009 at 12:19 pm
  • Hi, I'm observing the following warning with R-2.10.0 on a machine I have remote access to. Like what happened to Roger ( http://www.mail-archive.com/r-devel at r-project.org/msg08669.html ), two ...
    Benilton CarvalhoBenilton Carvalho
    Nov 28, 2009 at 9:52 pm
    Nov 29, 2009 at 6:45 pm
  • Error: invalid version specification patched2. patched2. patched2. patched2. patched2. patched2. ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Nov 22, 2009 at 12:34 pm
    Nov 22, 2009 at 3:18 pm
  • Dear all, I encountered a problem when compiling the source of R patched 2.10.0 r50499 (19-11-2009) linked to ACML single threaded (4.2.0 or 4.3.0) OS: openSuSE 11.0 x86-64 make fails when it comes ...
    Simone GianneriniSimone Giannerini
    Nov 20, 2009 at 2:18 pm
    Nov 20, 2009 at 3:19 pm
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