[R-sig-ME] confint.merMod() problem.

Ben Bolker bbolker at gmail.com
Wed Apr 30 02:57:20 CEST 2014

Zaslavsky, Alan M. <zaslavsk at ...> writes:

>  I am running into what might be a bug in confint.merMod() with
> boot.type="norm".  The error occurs on the line near the end of
> confint.merMod() that labels the value: dimnames(citab) <-
> list(names(bb[["t0"]]), pct) but appears to arise a few lines up,
> where the expression that creates citab is hardwired to extract from
> the structure created when boot.type="perc": citab <- t(sapply(bci,
> function(x) x[["percent"]][4:5])) More details appear below.  I
> don't understand the structures enough to propose a fix other than
> suggesting that the line above should extract in a way dependent on
> the value of boot.type.

> Package:            lme4
> Version:            1.1-6
> platform       x86_64-w64-mingw32          
> version.string R version 3.1.0 (2014-04-10)

  Thanks for the report.  This is fixed in the Github version (1.1-7)
now (if you or someone else needs this soon and can't do
library(devtools); install_github("lme4","lme4") , let me know
and I'll post new binaries at http://lme4.r-forge.r-project.org/repos .

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