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  • This post asks members of the R community, users and developers, to comment on issues related to the GNU Public License and R community policies more generally. The GPL says very little about ...
    Dominick SamperiDominick Samperi
    Dec 1, 2010 at 6:21 pm
    Dec 7, 2010 at 9:09 am
  • Hi, I created a Sweave file (see below). when I want to convert tex file generated from it into pdf, I get error message as follows: Error in texi2dvi("test.tex", pdf = TRUE) : Running 'texi2dvi' on ...
    Carol whiteCarol white
    Dec 22, 2010 at 5:27 pm
    Dec 23, 2010 at 7:31 pm
  • Hello: The example "integrate(dnorm,0,20000)" says it "fails on many systems". I just got 0 from it, when I should have gotten either an error or something close to 0.5. I got this with R 2.12.0 ...
    Spencer GravesSpencer Graves
    Dec 6, 2010 at 11:32 pm
    Dec 14, 2010 at 12:52 am
  • I am getting this error message when I try to run Rcmd SHLIB myprog.c. There appears to be a missing / between etc and i386 in the path. I am on Windows Vista and am using R version 2.12.1 Patched ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Dec 18, 2010 at 10:24 pm
    Dec 19, 2010 at 9:12 pm
  • sapply() stems from S / S+ times and hence has a long tradition. In spite of that I think that it should be enhanced... As the subject mentions, sapply() produces a matrix in cases where the list ...
    Martin MaechlerMartin Maechler
    Dec 1, 2010 at 8:39 am
    Jan 3, 2011 at 3:21 pm
  • No, this is not about Rcpp, but a comment in that overly long discussion raised a question that has been in my mind for a while. This is that one may have work that is used in R in the base ...
    Prof. John C NashProf. John C Nash
    Dec 3, 2010 at 3:57 pm
    Dec 6, 2010 at 5:35 pm
  • Hi, A few days ago I filed a bug report on the unzip() function: https://bugs.r-project.org/bugzilla3/show_bug.cgi?id462 I haven't gotten any comments yet, so I thought I'd ask for comments here. I ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Dec 21, 2010 at 5:50 pm
    Dec 24, 2010 at 9:03 pm
  • Dear Colleagues, I am developing a library. However I am having the following problem with the file NAMESPACE. My file contains: useDynLib(Bayesthres, vuA) export(Bayesthres, random.effects, ...
    Fabio Mathias CorrêaFabio Mathias Corrêa
    Dec 15, 2010 at 2:30 am
    Dec 15, 2010 at 8:57 pm
  • Hello, Sweave lets you use alternative drivers through the driver argument, and several packages take advantage of that and define custom Sweave driver for various purposes. Most of them are listed ...
    Romain FrancoisRomain Francois
    Dec 14, 2010 at 11:40 am
    Feb 10, 2011 at 9:39 pm
  • Hello R Developers, Dear R-developers, I ran some standard tests with currently (today morning) compiled R release candidate in Linux R 2.12.1 RC (2010-12-13 r53843). Some of these tests used ...
    Jari OksanenJari Oksanen
    Dec 14, 2010 at 3:59 pm
    Dec 21, 2010 at 10:16 pm
  • [1] NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA [26] NA The result is a 2-vector in each case until we get to c(NA, NA) and then it unexpectedly changes from returning ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Dec 17, 2010 at 2:32 pm
    Dec 18, 2010 at 10:16 pm
  • Hello, I have created my own R package and written the documentation in Rd format for each of the functions plus the package itself. However now the functions appear in a random order in the ...
    Aleksi KallioAleksi Kallio
    Dec 1, 2010 at 12:27 pm
    Dec 2, 2010 at 7:55 am
  • I'm testing some modifications in arima.c. I've noticed that a big internal array of double (rbar) is usually sparse and I'd like to add an option to store it as key-value mapping. Is there a library ...
    Matteo BertiniMatteo Bertini
    Dec 30, 2010 at 12:50 pm
    Jan 3, 2011 at 10:26 am
  • Hello, I am stuck trying to build 64-bit R 2.12.1 on Windows 7, hopefully the problem is obvious and someone can point out what I'm missing. Well into the "make all recommended" process, I get an ...
    Michael SumnerMichael Sumner
    Dec 30, 2010 at 9:13 pm
    Dec 31, 2010 at 4:12 am
  • I was wondering if there was a function like "does connection exists" ? I am currently using loops to build up a database, and I have either Error in getConnection(localization) : there is no ...
    Arthur CharpentierArthur Charpentier
    Dec 13, 2010 at 5:36 pm
    Dec 13, 2010 at 6:42 pm
  • Dear R developers Using the 'foreach' package I encounter warnings like Warning message: In identical(.combine, cbind) : ignoring non-pairlist attributes Warnings appear once in a new R-session when ...
    Niels Richard HansenNiels Richard Hansen
    Dec 11, 2010 at 7:23 am
    Dec 12, 2010 at 9:49 am
  • I have 64-bit R 2 12 0 installed on Solaris 10 of Sun Sparc. When I tried to install RCurl, it failed with the following lines, ............... Version has CURLOPT_SSL_SESSIONID_CACHE libcurl ...
    Zhang,JunZhang,Jun
    Dec 3, 2010 at 10:15 pm
    Dec 6, 2010 at 11:15 pm
  • aperm() was designed for multidimensional arrays, but is also useful for table objects, particularly with the lattice, vcd and vcdExtra packages. But aperm() was designed and implemented before other ...
    Michael FriendlyMichael Friendly
    Dec 27, 2010 at 4:32 pm
    Dec 29, 2010 at 2:30 pm
  • I am writing a package for a company for its internal use only. What is an appropriate license statement for the DESCRIPTION file? I would like a statement which reflects the private and proprietary ...
    David ScottDavid Scott
    Dec 22, 2010 at 10:35 pm
    Dec 23, 2010 at 12:32 pm
  • Although the specific behaviour that was reported has been fixed, bugs remain in Sweave's processing of comment lines when keep.source=TRUE This is in some senses a follow-up from earlier bugs. Hence ...
    John MaindonaldJohn Maindonald
    Dec 21, 2010 at 8:23 am
    Dec 21, 2010 at 8:59 pm
  • I've noticed that I get a warning message every time a package masks some functions from Hmisc. The warning message says : Warning message: In identical(get(., i), get(., lib.pos)) : ignoring ...
    Joris MeysJoris Meys
    Dec 21, 2010 at 1:50 pm
    Dec 21, 2010 at 4:25 pm
  • I have created a quite minimal package with a simple R program in the tests subfolder. When I run CMD check, I get * checking examples ... OK * checking for unstated dependencies in tests ... OK * ...
    Vincent CareyVincent Carey
    Dec 17, 2010 at 7:12 pm
    Dec 17, 2010 at 8:41 pm
  • I am just revising my batch files which call R and have a question regarding the directory structure of the R distribution in R 2.12.0. Prior to R 2.12.0 the R executables were in R_HOME\bin but now ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Dec 8, 2010 at 4:32 pm
    Dec 8, 2010 at 6:07 pm
  • Hi R-devel, [Question]: * Is there a KEYWORDS file to lookup 'keywords' to supply the vignette command, '\VignetteKeywords{}'? -or, is the pkg writer free to tag the vignette using any keywords ...
    Elliot Todd KleimanElliot Todd Kleiman
    Dec 29, 2010 at 7:37 am
    Jan 5, 2011 at 10:53 pm
  • Hello, everybody. I'm putting together some lecture notes and course exercises on R programming. My plan is to pick some R packages, ask students to read through code and see why things work, maybe ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Dec 26, 2010 at 9:30 pm
    Dec 27, 2010 at 11:24 am
  • Hi, I have been able to build R-2.9.2 on AIX 6.1 and AIX 5.2. However, I failed to build R-2.10.0 and later releases on these AIX platforms. The error messages I got are attached below ...
    SmleeSmlee
    Dec 19, 2010 at 3:47 pm
    Dec 20, 2010 at 1:29 am
  • I'd like to develop, if there is not one already, an interface between R code and Haskell code, to allow R code to call Haskell (compiled) code, and vice-versa. But in the interest of not reinventing ...
    Jason E. AtenJason E. Aten
    Dec 12, 2010 at 2:04 am
    Dec 12, 2010 at 6:40 am
  • Hi all, I have a problem with cpu affinity in my R-2.11.1 installation compiled against ATLAS running on a Linux (Ubuntu 10.04) cluster under GridEngine. I wish to use Grid Engine's core binding ...
    Chris JewellChris Jewell
    Dec 6, 2010 at 3:43 pm
    Dec 6, 2010 at 7:58 pm
  • Hi, I put below Rblas.dll(GotoBLAS2 for Win64). http://prs.ism.ac.jp/~nakama/SurviveGotoBLAS2/binary/windows/x64/Rblas.dll It's a tryal phase. -- EI-JI Nakama? <nakama (a) ki.rim.or.jp ...
    Ei-ji NakamaEi-ji Nakama
    Dec 4, 2010 at 12:53 pm
    Dec 5, 2010 at 3:02 pm
  • G'day all, I noticed the following (new) behaviour of R 2.12.0, running on Kubuntu 10.10, when installed with sub-architectures: When I run "R CMD INSTALL" or "R CMD check" on the source directory of ...
    Berwin A TurlachBerwin A Turlach
    Dec 3, 2010 at 11:59 am
    Dec 3, 2010 at 3:23 pm
  • 64-bit R-2.12.0 was installed on Sun SPARC Solaris 10. Compiler used is solstudio12.2. Attached is the configure script. I then tried to install a recommended package called Matrix. The compilation ...
    Zhang,JunZhang,Jun
    Dec 1, 2010 at 11:28 pm
    Dec 2, 2010 at 8:41 pm
  • Hi, I have a data frame that includes several names that (if typeset correctly) require accented characters not available in the ASCII character set. I'd like to include this data frame as example ...
    Kevin R. CoombesKevin R. Coombes
    Dec 29, 2010 at 4:45 pm
    Jan 1, 2011 at 10:58 am
  • Is anyone else having trouble connecting to R-forge svn? (Perhaps I missed an outage announcement, or is it bad weather?) Paul ...
    Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
    Dec 29, 2010 at 5:44 pm
    Dec 29, 2010 at 5:51 pm
  • After some trial and error I figured out how to pass matrices from R to java and back using rJava, but this method is not documented and I wonder if there is a better way? Anyway, here is what I ...
    Dominick SamperiDominick Samperi
    Dec 28, 2010 at 4:56 am
    Dec 28, 2010 at 7:05 pm
  • The 'extended' argument to 'strsplit' has been removed, but it is still mentioned in the argument items in the help file for 'fixed' and 'perl'. -- Patrick Burns pburns at pburns.seanet.com twitter ...
    Patrick BurnsPatrick Burns
    Dec 24, 2010 at 10:27 am
    Dec 27, 2010 at 3:59 pm
  • Dear R developers, I just compiled the latest version of R (2.12.1) and noticed that 'libRblas.so' is missing in the '/x86_64/src/extra/blas' subdirectory of my R-installation. Did I miss ongoing ...
    Christian KohlerChristian Kohler
    Dec 16, 2010 at 1:31 pm
    Dec 27, 2010 at 3:34 am
  • Hi, I feel the CSS definitions for the HTML help pages are not visually appealing enough. I admit this is a very subjective matter, so I don't have strong arguments for this wishlist, although I ...
    Yihui XieYihui Xie
    Dec 14, 2010 at 9:17 pm
    Dec 15, 2010 at 8:37 am
  • <I was not sure if this should go to R-devel or R-help. If I e-mailed this to the wrong place, please let me know. Hello dear R-devel members, I came by an oddity, with regards to how character ...
    Tal GaliliTal Galili
    Dec 10, 2010 at 10:40 am
    Dec 15, 2010 at 8:35 am
  • Hi I've built a dll using Fortran code and can call it by either R or Fortran. Calling by the former gives me the wrong answer and the later gives the correct answer. INTPR and REALPR to print to the ...
    Marian K TalbertMarian K Talbert
    Dec 14, 2010 at 8:25 pm
    Dec 14, 2010 at 10:00 pm
  • I posted on this topic to r-help, but never got a sufficient answer, so I'm reposting here. [Env: R 2.11.1, Win Xp, using Eclipse/StatET] In a package I'm working on, I want to create as.matrix() and ...
    Michael FriendlyMichael Friendly
    Dec 9, 2010 at 3:05 pm
    Dec 10, 2010 at 3:18 pm
  • Hi I've built a dll using Fortran code and can call it by either R or Fortran. Calling by the former gives me the wrong answer and the later gives the correct answer. From what I've read, it looks ...
    Marian K TalbertMarian K Talbert
    Dec 9, 2010 at 6:11 pm
    Dec 10, 2010 at 1:19 pm
  • Dear, According to the documentation, the parameters given in "dates" are passed to the function "chron". When trying this out, it turns out that this apparently doesn't happen, eg: [1] 01 Jan 2010 I ...
    Joris MeysJoris Meys
    Dec 8, 2010 at 10:26 am
    Dec 8, 2010 at 10:59 am
  • I was writing some assertion tests for modelling-related code I had written and was surprised to see one test fail because the "specials" attribute of the output of terms() is a "pairlist" instead of ...
    William DunlapWilliam Dunlap
    Dec 6, 2010 at 6:03 pm
    Dec 6, 2010 at 7:49 pm
  • Dear sir\madam! I'm trying to speed up my R code by writing quite simple dll's in C. But I faced some problems, and I cannot determine their source. #include <Rinternals.h SEXP mycombin(SEXP N, SEXP ...
    Oleksandr DyklevychOleksandr Dyklevych
    Dec 3, 2010 at 7:46 am
    Dec 3, 2010 at 1:20 pm
  • Hello, The file [R]/src/gnuwin32/MkRules.dist contains the following link: http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/pub/Rtools/goodies/local.zip It seems this has been updated to be ...
    Michael SumnerMichael Sumner
    Dec 30, 2010 at 8:10 pm
    Dec 30, 2010 at 8:10 pm
  • I noticed a difference in how as.POSIXct handled the 'format' argument when 'x' is character versus when 'x' is a factor. For example: myFormat <- "%d-%m-%Y" myDateStr <- ...
    Joshua UlrichJoshua Ulrich
    Dec 29, 2010 at 7:21 pm
    Dec 29, 2010 at 7:21 pm
  • Sys.sleep returns immediately for arguments larger than 2.2e6 or so, including for Inf. This does conforms to the letter of the documention: "There is no guarantee that the process will sleep for the ...
    Stavros MacrakisStavros Macrakis
    Dec 22, 2010 at 7:44 pm
    Dec 22, 2010 at 7:44 pm
  • R-developers Does anybody know how I incorporate the use of the tracker in RUnit in the unit tests? I have read the RUnit Vignette, help pages and searched around, but I could find no examples of ...
    Niels Richard HansenNiels Richard Hansen
    Dec 17, 2010 at 5:42 pm
    Dec 17, 2010 at 5:42 pm
  • (Sorry, originally sent to wrong list.) Anne, you can accomplish your goal by using my Rdsm package, which adds a threads-like capability to R. You can download it from CRAN. Look in particular in ...
    Norm MatloffNorm Matloff
    Dec 17, 2010 at 4:56 pm
    Dec 17, 2010 at 4:56 pm
  • Good morning, Could this be a mis-spelling in the development (revision 53854) and release version of "R Data Import/Export" ? Kind regards, Sean O'Riordain Dublin un-affiliated... svn diff ...
    Sean O'RiordainSean O'Riordain
    Dec 16, 2010 at 8:12 am
    Dec 16, 2010 at 8:12 am
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