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  • I know this has come up before on R-help ( but I have a concise reproducible case that I wanted ...
    Dan TenenbaumDan Tenenbaum
    Jun 5, 2012 at 11:22 pm
    Jun 14, 2012 at 12:20 pm
  • I'm trying to overload an operator, and I'm running into a strange problem. It happens when I install and load the package, but not when I simply source() the code. I'm defining + for two classes ...
    Winston ChangWinston Chang
    Jun 14, 2012 at 12:41 am
    Jun 25, 2012 at 2:31 pm
  • Hi again, following my previous post on RCurl, I cannot install Rcpp either: g++ -m32 -I/home/renaud/bin/R/2.15/lib64/R/include -I/home/renaud/bin/R/2.15/lib64/R/include/i386 -DNDEBUG ...
    Renaud GaujouxRenaud Gaujoux
    Jun 8, 2012 at 10:27 am
    Jun 12, 2012 at 11:03 am
  • I am reading into Java dput output for a matrix, more specifically for a file backed big-matrix. I basically need to lift dimnames for a matrix from dput output. It's no big deal, but the code is ...
    Andre zegeAndre zege
    Jun 19, 2012 at 3:04 pm
    Jun 25, 2012 at 6:17 pm
  • Hi, I've added R_init_data_table to the "data.table" package (which has a dot in its name). This works well in R 2.15.0, because of this from the Writing R Extensions manual : " Note that there are ...
    Matthew DowleMatthew Dowle
    Jun 12, 2012 at 8:57 am
    Jun 13, 2012 at 10:03 am
  • Hello. Has any further action been taken regarding implementing David Simcha's fast Kendall tau code (now found in the package pcaPP as into R-base? It is literally hundreds of times faster, ...
    Adler, AvrahamAdler, Avraham
    Jun 25, 2012 at 6:48 pm
    Jun 28, 2012 at 2:40 am
  • Hi List, I've set up a CRAN-like repository (not a CRAN mirror) on the local filesystem (this will change to http in the future). R has been told about this repository using the following entry in ...
    Ingmar SchusterIngmar Schuster
    Jun 21, 2012 at 9:58 am
    Jun 23, 2012 at 3:00 pm
  • I have developed an R package that works under Win32, but when I attempt to build it on Win64, I get ERROR: loading failed for 'x64' More precisely, I developed and tested the package under Win32 and ...
    John NolanJohn Nolan
    Jun 24, 2012 at 1:54 am
    Jun 24, 2012 at 3:28 pm
  • I've been playing with passing arguments to .C(), and found that replacing as.double(x) with if(is.double(x)) x else as.double(x) saves time and avoids one copy, in the case that x is already ...
    Tim HesterbergTim Hesterberg
    Jun 6, 2012 at 10:53 pm
    Jun 7, 2012 at 9:06 am
  • [Env: Win Xp / StatET 2.0 / R 2.15.0] In my heplots package I extended the HE-examples.Rnw vignette under inst/doc. The package passes R CMD check on my machine: * using log directory ...
    Michael FriendlyMichael Friendly
    Jun 6, 2012 at 1:21 pm
    Jul 24, 2012 at 5:15 am
  • Hi, With R version 2.10.0 (2009-10-26) on Windows, I computed the p=1.e-20 quantile of the geometric distribution with parameter prob=0.1. [1] -1 But this is not possible, since X=0,1,2,... I guess ...
    Michael BaudinMichael Baudin
    Jun 28, 2012 at 8:49 pm
    Jun 30, 2012 at 2:15 pm
  • The X11 device driver does not provide the X window manager with an icon (_NET_WM_ICON) or, under some circumstances, with a class (WM_CLASS). This hinders usability under the new stable version of ...
    Philip JohnsonPhilip Johnson
    Jun 7, 2012 at 7:05 pm
    Jun 13, 2012 at 9:50 pm
  • Hello all, I was trying to compile a simple C program hello.c using R CMD SHLIB hello.c. MY R software residing in C:\Program Files\R\R-2.15.0, and also I have downloaded the Rtools 2.15.0 and it is ...
    Arathy RamArathy Ram
    Jun 6, 2012 at 10:16 am
    Jun 6, 2012 at 6:08 pm
  • I apologize that these questions are stupid and literal. I write to ask for clarification of comments in the R extensions manual about vignettes. I'm not great at LaTeX, but I'm not a complete novice ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Jun 1, 2012 at 6:53 pm
    Jun 4, 2012 at 1:55 pm
  • Hi, I am getting a strange error with 15.0 which I've not seen with previous versions of R. If sysdata.rda is included in R directory of the package I am getting: R CMD build betfairly.roxygen/ * ...
    Vitalie SpinuVitalie Spinu
    Jun 15, 2012 at 2:37 pm
    Jun 23, 2012 at 2:08 pm
  • Dear R-devel, I am now at a debugging phase, and would like to inspect the (individual) values in an arbitrary R vector. It should be simple, but after hours of reading I am simply unable to find the ...
    Adrian DuşaAdrian Duşa
    Jun 21, 2012 at 11:38 am
    Jun 21, 2012 at 12:33 pm
  • Dear R devel, Apologies for these (most probably trivial) questions, doing my first attempt to call C from R (and actually learning C in the process). I need to pass a matrix to C, and after reading ...
    Adrian DuşaAdrian Duşa
    Jun 19, 2012 at 3:40 pm
    Jun 20, 2012 at 5:58 am
  • Hello, All: I have for years copied an address like "C:\Program Files\R\R-2.15.0\library\MASS\scripts" from Windows Explorer into R, then manually replaced "\" with "/". I have a function to automate ...
    Spencer GravesSpencer Graves
    Jun 10, 2012 at 1:40 am
    Jun 10, 2012 at 11:34 pm
  • Hello all - first time poster long time reader, I'm currently working on a package, and was interested to compare performance with and without gcc/g++ -O based optimization. I can turn the -O flags ...
    Jun 7, 2012 at 5:32 pm
    Jun 7, 2012 at 6:13 pm
  • Hi, I'm working on a package and observed a behaviour that was suggested to be incompatible with the documentation. The code below: x <- matrix(1:4, 2) dimnames(x) <- list() works just fine. But ...
    Benilton CarvalhoBenilton Carvalho
    Jun 5, 2012 at 11:37 pm
    Jun 5, 2012 at 11:51 pm
  • I was looking at how the model.frame method for lm works and comparing it to my own for coxph. The big difference is that I try to retain xlevels and predvars information for a new model frame, and ...
    Terry TherneauTerry Therneau
    Jun 5, 2012 at 3:17 pm
    Jun 5, 2012 at 5:43 pm
  • Hello, I'm attempting to build R on Solaris 64-bit using gcc4, and am running into the following error: R: fatal: relocation error: R_AMD64_PC32: file ...
    Chander GanesanChander Ganesan
    Jun 4, 2012 at 6:27 pm
    Jun 5, 2012 at 2:48 pm
  • Dear r-devel list members, By placing a call to the new (with R 2.15.1) globalVariables() in the development version of the Rcmdr package, I've succeeded in reducing the "notes" produced by R CMD ...
    John FoxJohn Fox
    Jun 23, 2012 at 3:51 pm
    Jun 24, 2012 at 2:57 pm
  • I'm adding a couple of vignettes to an existing package. When I make a change to the sweave file, and run the check command, c:\conifers\trunk R CMD check rconifers I get the following message(s) in ...
    Jeff HamannJeff Hamann
    Jun 22, 2012 at 10:01 pm
    Jun 23, 2012 at 5:18 am
  • Hi, Since upgraded to R 2.15, I have a problem with duplicate S4 class name no longer works (the reason for having duplicate S4 class names is just software forks - they are largely identical but ...
    Hin-Tak LeungHin-Tak Leung
    Jun 21, 2012 at 10:02 pm
    Jun 22, 2012 at 10:14 am
  • Dear list, is there a way to declare public and private methods in S4 Reference Classes? If not, are there plans to add such a feature? You'll find a small code example of what I mean at ...
    Janko ThysonJanko Thyson
    Jun 18, 2012 at 8:01 am
    Jun 21, 2012 at 3:24 am
  • Greetings, I have submitted a bug report / wish to the R Bug tracker (, but I'd like to make this request here as well. Essentially, I was ...
    Charlie FriedemannCharlie Friedemann
    Jun 6, 2012 at 3:27 am
    Jun 14, 2012 at 1:52 am
  • Dear all, I've recently had some issues getting my package to successfully "check". This was on R-Forge, so it's not obvious for me to provide SessionInfo or the likes (if necessary, Stefan can chime ...
    Nick SabbeNick Sabbe
    Jun 1, 2012 at 9:19 am
    Jun 1, 2012 at 10:10 am
  • Hi, as far as I know, calling a plain: install.packages('packageA') with packageA having a dependency to packageB from Bioconductor will not complete without having a Bioc mirror setup in ...
    Renaud GaujouxRenaud Gaujoux
    Jun 28, 2012 at 11:39 am
    Jun 28, 2012 at 11:39 am
  • Since there is an identity() function, which new users might find in the course of trying to figure out how to construct an identity matrix, it might make sense to add a "See also" to diag(). (And, ...
    Ben BolkerBen Bolker
    Jun 28, 2012 at 11:00 am
    Jun 28, 2012 at 11:00 am
  • H, I was trying to ByteCompile a package that I made. The package compiles successfully with byte compile set to FALSE. When I set ByteCompile to TRUE, I receive the following error message while ...
    Mayank BansalMayank Bansal
    Jun 26, 2012 at 11:35 am
    Jun 26, 2012 at 11:35 am
  • Hi, there is a minor glitch with Ctrl-C on Windows: 1. Start Rterm.exe 2. Press Ctrl-C (without ENTER afterwards) to generate a user interrupt signal. 3. Type Sys.sleep(1e6) + ENTER. 4. The user ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Jun 22, 2012 at 4:45 am
    Jun 22, 2012 at 4:45 am
  • Hi, I'm investigating converting some S4 classes to reference classes and have a question about inheritance. The primary data structure for the original S4 class is a 3-d array. Using the "contains" ...
    EJ NikelskiEJ Nikelski
    Jun 14, 2012 at 8:22 pm
    Jun 14, 2012 at 8:22 pm
  • Greetings, R developers Here are my requests today. 1. Would you care to review this vignette and tell me if you think it is wrong headed, and 2. Supposing ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Jun 12, 2012 at 8:14 pm
    Jun 12, 2012 at 8:14 pm
  • Hello, Novice programmer. I'm writing C source code and compiling it in as *.dll in the terminal by R CMD SHLIB foo.c. It works, I'm on a 64 bits windows system. I have the lastest R 2.15.0 and ...
    Jun 9, 2012 at 9:18 pm
    Jun 9, 2012 at 9:18 pm
  • I'll not be able to comment on the use of C like this, but will warn that I wrote the routines that became Nelder-Mead, CG, and BFGS in optim() in the mid 1970s. CG never did as well as I would like, ...
    John C NashJohn C Nash
    Jun 9, 2012 at 6:44 pm
    Jun 9, 2012 at 6:44 pm
  • Tal's wonderful aggregator recently reblogged this post: It's a rather obscure little buglet [and probably only ...
    R. Michael WeylandtR. Michael Weylandt
    Jun 8, 2012 at 4:12 pm
    Jun 8, 2012 at 4:12 pm
  • I've searched to find examples of how to work with the C versions of optim. I've separated out the function just to test on it alone, and currently I'm attempting to use fmmin as follows: !~~CODE ~~! ...
    Edward WorbisEdward Worbis
    Jun 8, 2012 at 1:40 pm
    Jun 8, 2012 at 1:40 pm
  • Hi, for checking purposes, I setup a multiple sub-architecture R installation following this post from Simon Urbanek: It all went fine ...
    Renaud GaujouxRenaud Gaujoux
    Jun 8, 2012 at 9:52 am
    Jun 8, 2012 at 9:52 am
  • Hi, I have a problem with a large data set wrapped in a reference class. I do that to access the data by reference from within various functions in a script. # The class definition ...
    Sander MaijersSander Maijers
    Jun 5, 2012 at 1:03 pm
    Jun 5, 2012 at 1:03 pm
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