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  • Hi, So now R CMD check starts to warn against :::, but I believe sometimes it is legitimate to use it when developing R packages. For example, I have some utils functions that are not exported but I ...
    Yihui XieYihui Xie
    Aug 22, 2013 at 5:45 am
    Aug 26, 2013 at 7:55 pm
  • Hi, I'm a newbie to R package submission. I've written a program using basic functions inside R to manipulate phylogeny tree data. I've relied on the APE package. After almost year of working on it, ...
    Sana WajidSana Wajid
    Aug 27, 2013 at 6:50 pm
    Aug 29, 2013 at 7:51 pm
  • I have a package (TSdbi) which provides end user functions that I export, and several utilities for plugin packages (e.g. TSMySQL) that I do not export because I do not intend them to be exposed to ...
    Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
    Aug 28, 2013 at 4:15 pm
    Aug 29, 2013 at 11:19 am
  • I am using a variant of stopifnot a lot. can I suggest that base R extends its functionality? I know how to do this for myself. this is a suggestion for beginners and students. I don't think it would ...
    Ivo welchIvo welch
    Aug 20, 2013 at 6:41 pm
    Aug 21, 2013 at 11:49 pm
  • Hi all, Why is the object size of an empty vector 40 bytes? (At least in 64-bit R.) object.size(integer(0)) # 40 bytes Reading R internals, it looks like it should be: * 4 bytes: sxpinfo header (= 32 ...
    Hadley WickhamHadley Wickham
    Aug 29, 2013 at 1:39 pm
    Aug 29, 2013 at 9:23 pm
  • Dear List, In one of my packages I have an S3 method for the plot3d generic function from package rgl. I am trying to streamline my Depends entries but don't know how to have plot3d(foo) in the ...
    Gavin SimpsonGavin Simpson
    Aug 24, 2013 at 4:01 am
    Aug 26, 2013 at 7:18 pm
  • In the recommended package rpart (version 4.1-1), the file rpartpl.R contains the following line: return(x = x[!erase], y = y[!erase]) AFAIK, returning multiple values like this is not valid R. Is ...
    Justin TalbotJustin Talbot
    Aug 12, 2013 at 5:06 pm
    Aug 13, 2013 at 8:34 pm
  • R-team, The $value element of the return value of *withVisible* does not agree with the return value of *eval* when *withVisible* is passed a variable (symbol) containing an expression object or ...
    Gabriel BeckerGabriel Becker
    Aug 14, 2013 at 11:46 pm
    Aug 15, 2013 at 3:11 pm
  • Hi all, I've been trying to learn more about memory profiling in R and I've been trying memory profiling out on read.table. I'm getting a bit of a strange result, and I hope that someone might be ...
    Hadley WickhamHadley Wickham
    Aug 28, 2013 at 4:17 pm
    Aug 28, 2013 at 6:52 pm
  • Dear r-developers: I am struggling with some fundamental aspects of model.frame(). Conceptually, I think of a flow from data - model.frame() - model.matrix; the data contain _input variables_, while ...
    Ben BolkerBen Bolker
    Aug 17, 2013 at 4:19 pm
    Aug 29, 2013 at 9:51 pm
  • Dear all, When running function 'testQAReport()', which uses function 'buildVignettes()' to create a pdf-file I get the following error: Error in .get_package_metadata(pkgdir) : Files 'DESCRIPTION' ...
    Aug 28, 2013 at 7:33 pm
    Aug 29, 2013 at 8:52 pm
  • I need to create a data.frame from C-language and populate it. I Know how to create lists from C, but I cannot figure out how to create a data.frame. Does anyone have a sample code for creating a ...
    Boris AronshtamBoris Aronshtam
    Aug 9, 2013 at 9:48 pm
    Aug 12, 2013 at 4:25 pm
  • Dear list, I am trying to produce a pdf manual using Rtools (version on Windows 8 (64-bit). I am also aware of the inconsolata issue posted in the forum ...
    Aug 6, 2013 at 11:58 am
    Aug 8, 2013 at 3:42 pm
  • Dear all, On the CRAN website it is currently not possible to get to the packages. Clicking on "Packages" or on "Contributed extension packages" results in Error 404 ...
    Aug 29, 2013 at 12:08 pm
    Aug 29, 2013 at 1:06 pm
  • Dear List, I'm in the process of making tweaks to my various R packages following changes in r-devel for package checks. I'm wondering about the one use of ::: in one of my packages. I am arranging ...
    Gavin SimpsonGavin Simpson
    Aug 23, 2013 at 3:15 pm
    Aug 24, 2013 at 4:05 am
  • Now that R 3.0.0+ supports non-Sweave vignettes, R-exts \S 1.4.2 seems to imply that it is possible to include both Sweave and knitr vignettes in a single package. I'm wondering if anyone has tried ...
    Michael FriendlyMichael Friendly
    Aug 23, 2013 at 8:24 pm
    Aug 24, 2013 at 3:20 am
  • In checking my vcdExtra package, the following NOTE newly appeared (R-Forge, using R version 3.0.1 Patched (2013-08-20 r63635)) Package in Depends field not imported from: ?gnm? These packages needs ...
    Michael FriendlyMichael Friendly
    Aug 22, 2013 at 1:09 pm
    Aug 22, 2013 at 8:28 pm
  • Dear R-team, I've been using R for a while and decided to contribute some bug fixes. The first bug I tried to solve was I have attached a ...
    Aleksey VoronaAleksey Vorona
    Aug 15, 2013 at 10:07 pm
    Aug 17, 2013 at 5:32 am
  • On the local documentation page for Binomial, i.e. The link to Catherine Loader's paper "Catherine Loader (2000). *Fast and Accurate Computation ...
    Sean O'RiordainSean O'Riordain
    Aug 10, 2013 at 1:48 pm
    Aug 10, 2013 at 6:43 pm
  • This was an R-devel topic, and I have moved it where it belongs. See the posting guide. It is not just a question of translating, but keeping translations up to date. Even for messages, the latter is ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    Aug 3, 2013 at 5:06 pm
    Aug 6, 2013 at 4:03 am
  • "Why did read.table stop reading my file" is a pretty FAQ, e.g. (I could come up with a lot more examples if someone wanted). The ...
    Ben BolkerBen Bolker
    Aug 5, 2013 at 1:31 pm
    Aug 5, 2013 at 3:37 pm
  • Hello Folks, I have an R package published on CRAN and I want to rename it for the next version, something like from "rName" to "rNAME". I have read the CRAN policy, but did not find any topic ...
    Aug 27, 2013 at 4:38 pm
    Aug 28, 2013 at 4:09 pm
  • hi all -- this might not be the correct list for this question/discussion, though R-help didn't seem like the correct venue, either, so... i'm looking for just some extra clarification of how local ...
    Murat TasanMurat Tasan
    Aug 14, 2013 at 11:47 pm
    Aug 15, 2013 at 3:33 pm
  • Hi, table1D() below can be up to 60x faster than base::table() for the 1D case. Here are the detailed speedups compared to base::table(). o With a logical vector of length 5M: 11x faster (or more if ...
    Hervé PagèsHervé Pagès
    Aug 9, 2013 at 8:19 am
    Sep 16, 2013 at 7:55 pm
  • Hi all, im triyng to implement a bayesian model with R and c++. I have a strange problem. I can't reproduce the error with a small script and then i post the original one. The problem is after the ...
    Gianluca MastrantonioGianluca Mastrantonio
    Aug 27, 2013 at 12:14 pm
    Aug 27, 2013 at 1:14 pm
  • Hi R users, I am developing two packages. Each package uses some functions from the other package. Now when I define these dependencies in the NAMESPACE file (via importFrom(XXXX,function1,....)), i ...
    Aug 21, 2013 at 2:34 pm
    Aug 25, 2013 at 2:18 pm
  • near the start of 1.2.1 Using Makevars says I'm confused. If Makeconf is included after Makevars, then how can Makevars use ...
    Ross BoylanRoss Boylan
    Aug 23, 2013 at 11:53 pm
    Aug 24, 2013 at 12:22 am
  • Hi R-core, I have been working on squashing a few bugs in the past couple of days (specifically I have submitted patches for 15425< and 15253 ...
    Gabriel BeckerGabriel Becker
    Aug 19, 2013 at 12:04 am
    Aug 19, 2013 at 3:25 pm
  • Dear list, I have tried to compile and install the development version of R, but met some problems I'm not quite sure how to resolve. I have downloaded the code from your repository, configured, and ...
    Arrain TxikiakArrain Txikiak
    Aug 19, 2013 at 10:34 am
    Aug 19, 2013 at 1:08 pm
  • Reading "R Internals" made me believe that R_UnboundValue was a placeholder that would be skipped over in variable lookup. viz. the section of R Internals "Hash tables" says "items are not actually ...
    Peter MeilstrupPeter Meilstrup
    Aug 18, 2013 at 1:12 pm
    Aug 19, 2013 at 4:38 am
  • R-Devel, I store and retrieve a large amount of financial data (millions of rows) in a PostgreSQL database keyed by date (and represented in R by class Date). Unfortunately, I frequently find that a ...
    McGehee, RobertMcGehee, Robert
    Aug 16, 2013 at 5:54 pm
    Aug 16, 2013 at 8:02 pm
  • Hi, all, I have 2 questions about signal handling in R. Would you pls help give me some suggestions? Many thanks! [How to block the signal in one R function]: If one R function hopes to be running ...
    Rong lI LiRong lI Li
    Aug 14, 2013 at 10:30 am
    Aug 14, 2013 at 4:38 pm
  • Dear expeRts, I previously posted this message to R-help and did not get a response, therefore I now try here, with a few additional system details added. I have run some simulations under R 2.15.1 ...
    Ulrike GrömpingUlrike Grömping
    Aug 12, 2013 at 8:26 am
    Aug 12, 2013 at 12:57 pm
  • I don't know if this is a bug. I can reproduce the following on Ubuntu 12.04.2 and 13.04 64-bit with R version 3.0.1 and with r63479. There is no difference if R is patched with the fix for PR#15407 ...
    Scott KostyshakScott Kostyshak
    Aug 3, 2013 at 9:56 am
    Aug 3, 2013 at 10:06 am
  • Hi all, RProf with memory profiling = TRUE provides a useful breakdown of R's memory usage into small vectors, big vectors and nodes. Is there a way to get this information from the command line? ...
    Hadley WickhamHadley Wickham
    Aug 28, 2013 at 1:50 pm
    Aug 28, 2013 at 1:50 pm
  • This should probably be submitted eventually as a wishlist to R-core, as it requires (minor) changes to base R, but I thought I would float it here first ... In a package, I construct glm()-like ...
    Ben BolkerBen Bolker
    Aug 27, 2013 at 5:32 pm
    Aug 27, 2013 at 5:32 pm
  • Thank you, it does work now indeed. My platform is 32 bit. -- Txikiak
    Arrain TxikiakArrain Txikiak
    Aug 20, 2013 at 8:05 pm
    Aug 20, 2013 at 8:05 pm
  • If readChar() reads from a connection and the specified number of bytes are not all available, it returns with what it can find. That's as documented (further down the help page) and it's what the ...
    Thomas LumleyThomas Lumley
    Aug 14, 2013 at 9:25 pm
    Aug 14, 2013 at 9:25 pm
  • Hi, Is there a way to retrieve the parsed location of currently executed function? In other words, how to define a function "foo" such that when sourced from a file "file_with_foo.R" containing foo() ...
    Vitalie SpinuVitalie Spinu
    Aug 13, 2013 at 12:44 pm
    Aug 13, 2013 at 12:44 pm
  • "followed" on line 423 of R-exts.texi should probably be "followed by" (or you could say "'followed' on line 423 should probably followed by 'by'" :-) ) cheers Ben Bolker ...
    Ben BolkerBen Bolker
    Aug 8, 2013 at 3:59 pm
    Aug 8, 2013 at 3:59 pm
  • I noticed that there is some redundant text in eigen.Rd (both the patched and the devel version). "whereas" appears to be a leftover of previous versions. \source{ By default \code{eigen} uses the ...
    Berend HasselmanBerend Hasselman
    Aug 4, 2013 at 7:33 pm
    Aug 4, 2013 at 7:33 pm
  • Hello Dear R developers. In using R 3.0.1 on Windows 7 (tried on two computers), I encountered the following behavior: ################################### ################################### # get a ...
    Tal GaliliTal Galili
    Aug 4, 2013 at 7:02 am
    Aug 4, 2013 at 7:02 am
  • Thank you both. It works like a charm (tried it on Windows). /Henrik On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 7:17 AM, Simon Urbanek wrote:
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Aug 1, 2013 at 5:26 pm
    Aug 1, 2013 at 5:26 pm
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