[Rd] Problems with snowfall

giuseppe1.milicia at hsbcib.com giuseppe1.milicia at hsbcib.com
Wed Jul 16 13:12:41 CEST 2008


Is anyone using snowfall? It seems that the last version is broken. sfinit
contains test code:

    data("config", package = "snowfall")
    configM <- as.matrix(t(config))
    config <- as.list(configM)
    names(config) <- dimnames(configM)[[2]]
    .sfOption$SERVER <<- as.character(config[["SERVER"]])
    .sfOption$PORT <<- as.numeric(config[["PORT"]])
    .sfOption$MAXNODES <<- as.numeric(config[["MAXNODES"]])

Which tries to set up the environment with the test data from "config"

On top of that is assumes the existence in the environment of a variable
"sfOption", without that it doesn't get past the first few lines of code...

I wonder if the package is used by anyone around here?


// Giuseppe

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