[R] lme4 error after Matrix update
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Dec 18 11:50:29 CET 2008
AFAICS you do not have a current Matrix: please ensure you get 0.999375-17
On Thu, 18 Dec 2008, Hans-Ruediger Pfister wrote:
> Dear all,
> after recently updating my R-packages I am unable to work with lme4, since it
> does not load. What I get is this:
> Error in inDL(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now), ...) :
> function 'cholmod_l_start' not provided by package 'Matrix'
> In addition: Warning messages:
> 1: package 'lme4' was built under R version 2.8.1
> 2: package 'lattice' was built under R version 2.8.1
> Error: package/namespace load failed for 'lme4'
> Various trials to remove and reinstall the Matrix and lme4 packages were
That's too vague: update.packages() on an up-to-date CRAN site should work
(and has for me and others). It would have helped to have told us which
versions you were trying.
> I am working on Windows XP, R-version 2.8.0:
> R version 2.8.0 Patched (2008-10-21 r46769)
> attached base packages:
>  stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
> Any help greatly appreciated.
> Rüdiger Pfister
> Hans-Rüdiger Pfister
> Professor of Business Psychology
> Leuphana University Lüneburg
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