Re: [R] confidence intervals for y predicted in non linear regression

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2007 18:21:24 +0000 (GMT)

On Wed, 5 Dec 2007, Peter Dalgaard wrote:

> Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>> You mean the package nls2 at
>>
>> http://w3.jouy.inra.fr/unites/miaj/public/AB/nls2/install.html
>>
>> and not the unfortunately named nls2 that has just appeared on CRAN?
>>
>> The first is not really a 'package' in the R sense.
>>
> Actually, it is one (sort of), but it is broken. The instructions say

In other words, it is 'not really' a package! You can install it following the instructions it contains, into the current workspace.

> that you can use R CMD INSTALL to install in R < 2.0.0 (!) With a
> current R, you can try but it dies:
>
> No man pages found in package 'nls2'
> ** building package indices ...
> Warning in file(file, "r", encoding = encoding) :
> cannot open file '../R/init.R', reason 'No such file or directory'
> Error in file(file, "r", encoding = encoding) : unable to open connection
> Calls: <Anonymous> ... switch -> sys.source -> eval -> eval -> source ->
> file
> Execution halted
> ERROR: installing package indices failed
> ** Removing '/home/bs/pd/Rlibrary/nls2'
>
> ...and there were some odd goings-on at the start as well.
>
>

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Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk
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