[Rd] Making a patch

Gregor Gorjanc gregor.gorjanc at bfro.uni-lj.si
Mon Jul 24 01:37:42 CEST 2006


Andrew Robinson <A.Robinson <at> ms.unimelb.edu.au> writes:
> Dear R developers,
> is there a preferred format or strategy for making a patch to
> contribute to a package that is maintained by R-core?  Berwin Turlach
> and I have written a very minor extension to lmeControl to allow it to
> pass an argument to nlminb for the maximum number of evaluations of
> the objective function.  I've edited the nlme/R/lme.R and
> nlme/man/lmeControl.Rd files.  I can diff the files, but the options
> seem numerous.  I haven't been able to find any hinst on the preferred
> approach.  Any advice would be welcomed.

look at 


perhaps this (with modifications if necesarry) could be added to developer page 


Afterall, there is a good guide on posting mails to r-mailing lists and it would
be good to have the same for pacthes.


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