Re: [Rd] bug report for as.function (PR#7702)

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Fri 25 Feb 2005 - 02:43:40 EST

becker@kfs.oeaw.ac.at writes:

> Hi,
>
> I got the following message in R:
> Error in as.function.default(pdfs[1]) : invalid body argument for "function"
> Should NEVER happen; please bug.report() [mkCLOSXP]

Actually, I think that the only bug here is in the error message (which presumably predates as.function()). If you can perform arbitrary voodo and try to convert it into a function, then of course you can also end up with an invalid body.  

> Operating System: Windows XP (SP2)
> R version: R-2.0.1
> Code causing error follows:
>
> # create two probability density functions for mixtures of normal
> distibutions
> fmix1 <- function(x) {dnorm(x, mean=4, sd=2) * 0.5 + dnorm(x, mean=7,
> sd=1) * 0.5}
> fmix2 <- function(x) {dnorm(x, mean=3, sd=1) * 0.4 + dnorm(x, mean=6,
> sd=2) * 0.6}
>
> # put them together
> pdfs <- c(fmix1, fmix2)
>
> # perhaps this is not as it was intended but it leads to the bug.report
> message
> as.function(pdfs[1])
>
> Meanwhile I solved this problem otherwise.
> Hope this helps.
> Timo
>
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