[R-sig-ME] Development version of lme4 has been released to CRAN
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Sat Jun 28 14:35:39 CEST 2008
>>>>> "MM" == Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch>
>>>>> on Sat, 28 Jun 2008 14:07:25 +0200 writes:
>>>>> "KB" == Ken Beath <kjbeath at kagi.com>
>>>>> on Sat, 28 Jun 2008 12:16:52 +1000 writes:
KB> On 24/06/2008, at 5:47 AM, Douglas Bates wrote:
>>> Early Sunday morning the development version of the lme4 package was
>>> released to CRAN. There has already been one update version released
>>> and will be another later today. The current CRAN version of the
>>> source and the Windows binary package is 0.999375-17.
>>> I expect that as users begin to install this package and try to run
>>> old code they will encounter issues. I will be traveling and have
>>> limited email access from June 26 until July 2 and no email access
>>> from July 3 until July 8.
>>> I would appreciate it is those who are so helpful in responding to
>>> questions about lme4 on this list and on the R-help list could be
>>> extra vigilant during that period. Some of the changes have been
>>> documented in the NEWS file.
KB> Lack of a MacOS version seems to be first that MEMSS should be depends
KB> rather than suggests,
MM> no, not at all:
>> From "Writing R Extensions":
>>> The optional `Suggests' field uses the same syntax as `Depends' and
>>> lists packages that are not necessarily needed. This includes packages
>>> used only in examples or vignettes (*note Writing package vignettes::),
MM> and it is true that you need the 'Suggests' packages when
MM> *building* or *checking* the package itself.
KB> then the Implementation.rnw vignette succeeds.
MM> (yes, see above)
KB> Build then works for 0.999375-20 but check gives the following error
>>> e3 <- expand(nm3)
>>> stopifnot(identical(sapply(e3, class),
KB> + c(sigma = "numeric", P = "pMatrix",
KB> + T = "dtCMatrix", S = "ddiMatrix"))
KB> + , allEQ(e3$sigma, c(sigmaML = 0.76921295))
KB> + , all(e3$P at perm == outer(12*(0:2), 1:12, "+"))
KB> + , identical(as(e3$T, "diagonalMatrix"), Diagonal(3*12))
KB> + , allEQ(e3$S at x, rep(c(0, 0.620071, 0.163092), each=12))
KB> + )
KB> Error: identical(as(e3$T, "diagonalMatrix"), Diagonal(3 * 12)) is
KB> not TRUE
KB> Execution halted
MM> This looks like you are not using the current version of
MM> 'Matrix', 0.999375-10
MM> which *is* required by lme *-20, so I think you did not get
MM> correct versions of one of the two packages.
Oops! I had changed the Depends to 'Matrix (>= 0.999375-10)'
but unfortunately this was *not* committed before lme *-20 was
built. In other words, the above *is* is wrong.
What remains true is that
update.packages() will solve that one problem.
Being sorry for the added confusion,
KB> MacOS X 10.5.3 Intel Core 2 Duo with R 2.7.1
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