[R] obsolete(?) nls package

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 01:42:52 CET 2012

On 12-03-05 7:08 PM, John C Nash wrote:
> I am building some tools to carry out nonlinear least squares when the residuals are very
> small (something that nls specifically is NOT designed to do). However, I wanted to put a
> cross reference in the Rd file. Running R CMD check pkg gave a strange warning
>    Obsolete package(s) 'nls' in Rd xrefs.
> Has nls been deprecated? I suspect not, but clearly the warning is of interest.

nls() is a function in the stats package.  Many years ago there was a 
separate package with that name, but it was merged into stats in version 

Duncan Murdoch

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