R-beta: NextMethod(.Generic) bug

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Sat Jan 3 22:29:18 CET 1998

Thomas Lumley <thomas at biostat.washington.edu> writes:

> It is a bug.  When NextMethod looks to see where it has got to in the
> class list it uses .Generic instead of .Group even for group methods.  It
> can't find ">.test" and runs off the end of the list.  I have a patch for
> objects.c in R0.61 that fixes this problem and is probably safe (I have
> tested it on the survival4 examples file, which exercises the
> object-oriented features quite a bit). It's at the bottom of this message. 

- and probably simple enough to go in 0.61.1.

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