Re: [Rd] When loading evir after evd, dgumbel gives an error (PR#9704)

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 28 May 2007 13:00:41 +0100 (BST)

Please do not

It is hard to see why you think this is a bug, but you could ask the authors of the two packages to work together to avoid this (or add namespaces to protect the packages against this).

On Wed, 23 May 2007, r.r.p.vannooyen_at_tudelft.nl wrote:

> Full_Name: Ronald van Nooijen
> Version: 1.4.1 and 1.5.0, evd 2.2-3
> OS: windows xp
> Submission from: (NULL) (130.161.12.43)
>
>
> In an empty workspace first load package evd, then load package evir.
> a call to any of the routines dgumberl, qgumbel etcetera will now result in an
> error message of the form
>
> Error in qgev(p, loc = loc, scale = scale, shape = 0, lower.tail = lower.tail) :
>
> unused argument(s) (loc = 0, scale = 1, shape = 0, lower.tail = TRUE)
>
> (It seems that evir::dgev masks evd::dgev and that the different parameter names
> create a problem in the implementation of dgumbel)

[part of another report deleted.]

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