[Rd] package Geneland / Rgui under windows

Gilles GUILLOT guillot at math.chalmers.se
Mon Oct 15 16:29:44 CEST 2007

I forgot to say that I was the package author.
I suspected a bug of R as Geneland worked fine for two
years and the problem popped up
with the release of R 2.6.0
And I can't see any explanation.
So, any clue would help.


> Gilles GUILLOT wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I experienced a problem with the package Geneland under R 2.6.0
>> with  windows XP professional.
>> The commands below should simulate a dataset,
>> then make an MCMC simulation stored in tempdir().
>> It works with R 2.5.1 (both GUI and command line)
>> It works with the command line of R 2.6.0
>> but not with the R GUI of 2.6.0: no output file is created in tempdir()
>> and R remains frozen.
>> I reported it as a bug
>> (PR#9964)  but did not get any feed back.
> I think the general rule-of-thumb is to contact the package author for
> problems with individual packages.  Many package authors read this list,
> but there are probably some that do not.  Sometimes problems with
> individual packages are actually bugs in R, but I would say that this is
> not usually the case.  However, the package author is probably the best
> person to make this judgment.
> Sean


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