[R] error in gregmisc package
sgunnste at jhsph.edu
Sun Dec 26 15:09:00 CET 2004
Thank you very much.
I'll update my R version and see if things run more smoothly.
On Dec 26, 2004, at 1:48 PM, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Dec 2004, Kjetil Brinchmann Halvorsen wrote:
>> SnÃ¦bjÃ¶rn Gunnsteinsson wrote:
>>> I just installed the gregmisc bundle. When I do library(gdata)
>>> (or library(gtools), library(gmodels)) everything works fine.
>>> When I do library(gplots) I get
>>> Error in parse(file, n, text, prompt) : syntax error on line
>>> Error in library(gplots) : package/namespace load failed
>>> I'm using R-1.7.0 on Mac OS 10.3.
>> That's very old and probably does'nt know about namesapces?
> It does: they were introduced for packages other than base in 1.7.0.
> However, that line is
> m[] <- graphics:::plot.formula
> and the ::: operator was introduced in 1.8.0 and package `graphics' in
>>> Can anybody help me with this? Could I be doing something wrong or
>>> is there
>>> an error in the package (related to R-1.7.0, or Mac OS X or in
> gregmisc should have a dependence on R>=1.9.0 (at least). It won't be
> the only package that does not have such a dependence, including many
> of those introduced since 1.7.0 came out (over two years ago) as
> people tend not to test on past versions of R.
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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