Re: [Rd] R2.0.0 bug in function vcov in library survival (PR#7266)

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu 07 Oct 2004 - 02:29:13 EST


Those vcov methods were removed from stats at

2004-08-28 20:40:13 +0100 survival now has vcov.{coxph,survreg}

Looks like they have been removed from survival since: that is where they should be. They are very simple --

vcov.coxph <- vcov.survreg <- function (object, ...) object$var

On Wed, 6 Oct 2004 svensmail@spray.se wrote:

> Full_Name: Sven Sandin
> Version: 2.0.0
> OS: SuSE Linux 9.0
> Submission from: (NULL) (81.227.17.135)
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>
> Have just compiled and installed R-2.0.0.tar.gz running SuSE9.0.
>
> The function vcov do not accept "coxph" object as input any longer.
>
> The same R-program running R1.9.1 do work. R-program attached below.
>
> Exporting the coxph object from R2.0.0 to R1.9.1 I get vcov ouput in R1.9.1.
> Exporting the coxph object from R1.9.1 to R2.0.0 I get errors in R2.0.0
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> > rm(list=ls())
> > load("~/R/wlh0301/data/breast.RData")
> > library(survival)
> Loading required package: splines
> > u2<-coxph(Surv(time,event) ~ age + cbmi + smoker + drink , data=breast.1)
> > tmp <- vcov(u2)
> Error in vcov(u2) : no applicable method for "vcov"
> >
> > class(u2)
> [1] "coxph"
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