[ADMB Users] glmmADMB errors in R on Mac

Ben Bolker bbolker at gmail.com
Wed Nov 3 19:45:46 PDT 2010

  This happens on my system too.
  I have poked around a little bit more to make sure that the binary
actually got copied correctly, has the right permissions, etc. ...
However, running from the command line gives

bolker$ ./nbmm
Illegal instruction



## simplified method for copying mac versions  -- identify
##   mac versions with file.choose(), copy to system location

## from debugger:

#Browse[2]> system("file nbmm")
#nbmm: Mach-O executable i386
#Browse[2]> system("ls -l nbmm")
#-rwxr-xr-x  1 bolker  staff  4141016  3 Nov 21:54 nbmm
#Browse[2]> system(cmd2)
#Browse[2]> system("./nbmm")
#debug: unlink(file_name)
#debug: if (!file.exists(std_file)) stop("The function maximizer failed")
#debug: stop("The function maximizer failed")
#Browse[2]> std_file
#[1] "nbmm.std"
#Browse[2]> list.files()
#[1] "nbmm.dat" "nbmm.pin"

## file.show() on nbmm.dat and nbmm.pin suggests they
##   look about as expected ...

R version 2.11.1 (2010-05-31)

[1] en_CA.UTF-8/en_CA.UTF-8/C/C/en_CA.UTF-8/en_CA.UTF-8

attached base packages:
[1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base

other attached packages:
[1] glmmADMB_0.4-1

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] tools_2.11.1

On 10-11-03 04:36 PM, McCracken, Shawn F wrote:
> Hello,
> I have tried to install glmmADMB two ways on my Mac OS 10.6.4 and I keep
> getting an error when I go to run the examples.
>> fit =
> glmm.admb(y~Base*trt+Age+Visit,random=~Visit,group="subject",data=epil2,family="nbinom")
> Error in glmm.admb(y ~ Base * trt + Age + Visit, random = ~Visit, group
> = "subject",  :
>   The function maximizer failed
> I first installed via the directions on the left of this page:
> http://otter-rsch.com/admbre/examples/glmmadmb/glmmADMB.html
> The only thing I had to do differently was finding the location of the
> nbmm and bvprobit files. I found them here on my machine:
> /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/2.11/Resources/library/admb and
> replaced them with those from macversions.zip
> I also tried the install from: install.packages("glmmADMB",
> repos="http://r-forge.r-project.org")
> I have tried looking online for a solution with no luck. Could you
> please direct me on how to fix the problem?
> Thank you,
> Shawn McCracken
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