[R] Making R talk to Win/OpenBUGS in Linux (again)

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Thu May 4 19:30:47 CEST 2006

Paul Johnson wrote:

> Hello, and thanks for the many very rapid responses to my requests for
> R/WinBUGS conversation.
> I do not know how to build OpenBUGS in linux, but will snoop around
> and see if I can't figure out what's wrong with linking R to BRugs.so.
> In the meanwhile...
> While we are on the linux/bugs topic, can I please ask for a fix in
> R2WinBUGS? On my system, the script.txt file is written into the
> WinBUGS directory,where the user does not ordinarily have write
> permissions.  If script.txt could be written with the other temporary
> files, this would be solved.

Will be fixed for the next release.
We should also add some option to disable running bugs.update.settings() 
which really requires write access in the WinBUGS directory.

Uwe Ligges

> pj

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