[R-sig-ME] Problem updating to newer version of lme4

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Sat Dec 20 14:07:44 CET 2008

>>>>> "BZ" == Ben Zuckerberg <bz73 at cornell.edu>
>>>>>     on Fri, 19 Dec 2008 12:06:32 -0500 writes:

    BZ> I just updated to the new lme4 (v28), but now it will
    BZ> not load the library and I get the following message:

    BZ> Error in inDL(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now),
    BZ> ...) : function 'cholmod_l_start' not provided by
    BZ> package 'Matrix' 

uh oh,... I think that means that your version of Matrix is 
outdated as well (or even more).

Have you tried  update.packages()
which should automatically update your version of Matrix, too?


    BZ> In addition: Warning message: package 'lme4' was built under R version 2.7.2 Error:
    BZ> package/namespace load failed for 'lme4'

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