Re: [R] Problem of lmer under FreeBSD

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2007 17:28:41 +0000 (GMT)

On Thu, 27 Dec 2007, ronggui wrote:

> I encounter such problem with lmer under FreeBSD, but not under
> Windows. Anyone knows why? Thanks.

Most likely you have a mixed-up system, with some packages installed under an earlier version of R. Please use update.packages(checkBuilt=TRUE) to fix this. (The culprit is probably Matrix.)

Searching the archives just after the releases of R 2.6.0 will find quite a few postings from people who had made the same mistake.

>
>> example(lmer)
>
> lmer> (fm1 <- lmer(Reaction ~ Days + (Days|Subject), sleepstudy))
> Error in UseMethod("as.logical") : no applicable method for "as.logical"
>> traceback()
> 9: as.logical(EMverbose)
> 8: as.logical(EMverbose)
> 7: lmerControl()
> 6: do.call("lmerControl", control)
> 5: lmer(Reaction ~ Days + (Days | Subject), sleepstudy)
> 4: eval.with.vis(expr, envir, enclos)
> 3: eval.with.vis(ei, envir)
> 2: source(zfile, local, echo = echo, prompt.echo = paste(prompt.prefix,
> getOption("prompt"), sep = ""), continue.echo = paste(prompt.prefix,
> getOption("continue"), sep = ""), verbose = verbose,
> max.deparse.length = Inf,
> encoding = encoding, skip.echo = skips)
> 1: example(lmer)
>>
>
>> sessionInfo()
> R version 2.6.0 (2007-10-03)
> i386-portbld-freebsd6.3
>
> locale:
> C
>
> attached base packages:
> [1] stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
>
> other attached packages:
> [1] lme4_0.99875-9 Matrix_0.999375-2 lattice_0.16-5
>
> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
> [1] grid_2.6.0 rcompgen_0.1-15 tools_2.6.0
>
>

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