Re: [Rd] generic function argument list problem

From: Martin Maechler <>
Date: Wed 31 Aug 2005 - 07:34:47 GMT

>>>>> "Robin" == Robin Hankin <>
>>>>> on Wed, 31 Aug 2005 08:09:15 +0100 writes:


    Robin> I am writing a rep() method for objects with class "octonion", and
    Robin> my function rep.octonion() has argument list (x, times, length.out,  
    Robin> each, ...)

    Robin> just like rep.default(), but R CMD check complains about it, pointing     Robin> out that rep() and rep.octonion() have different arguments.

Hmm, not exactly, ``like rep.default'', I'm pretty sure. Why not peek into R's <source>/src/library/base/man/rep.Rd which has

rep(x, times, \dots)

\method{rep}{default}(x, times, length.out, each, \dots) }

and definitely passes R CMD check without a warning.

    Robin> What do I have to do to my rep.octonion() function to make my package     Robin> pass R CMD check without warning? mailing list Received on Wed Aug 31 17:41:40 2005

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