[R] Modifying Code in .rda based packages (e.g. lme4)
joerg van den hoff
j.van_den_hoff at fz-rossendorf.de
Mon Jun 14 14:38:55 CEST 2004
Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>No standard R package is supplied as a .rda, including not lme4. You
>must be looking at a binary installation, and you would do best to
>reinstall from the sources. You could use
>save(ls(all=T), file="..../all.rda", compress = TRUE)
>but we would not recommend it. Indeed, we do not recommend your altering
>functions in other people's packages. Why not just make a copy of GLMM
>with another name and alter that?
>On Fri, 11 Jun 2004, Dieter Menne wrote:
>>assume I want to make a minor local change in a package that is supplied as
>>.rda. For example, I want to get rid of the non-verbose-protected
>>"Iteration" message in GLMM/lme4.
>>Probably I have to load / change / save the package, but could someone help
>>me to get the syntax right?
I think, saving need to be done with
save(list=ls(all=T), file="..../all.rda", compress = TRUE)
otherwise R complains about
Object "ls(all = T)" not found
(the '...' argument comes first in the 'save' argument list)
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