[R] changes in glm?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Thu Nov 30 14:35:30 CET 2000

"G.Janacek" wrote:
> I am running some simulations which involve fitting a glm with
> Binomial error ( in fact Bernoulli) and logistic link. Running R 0.63
> I have no problems. However I need more speed so migrated to our UNIX
> boxes which run
> Version 0.90.1  (December 15, 1999)

The recent version is R-1.1.1 ! 
So it's a great idea to upgrade.

> Here I get an error
> Error in (if (is.empty.model(mt)) glm.fit.null else glm.fit)(x = X, y
> = Y,  : y must be univariate unless binomial
> which has baffled me.
> So I as your indulgence and ask
> (1) What if anything has changed in glm from 0.63 to 0.90?
> (2) Is glm sensative to changes of word length?
> (3) Given making R on an Alpha is beyond me (so is a problem) should
> I migrate to a later version of R or does this bring more problems in
> its wake?
> (4) Does anyone recognise the error and if so I would appreciate some
> info. I'm sure it is my stupidity but ..

Uwe Ligges
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