On Sat, 1 May 2010, Riccardo (Jack) Lucchetti wrote:
On Fri, 30 Apr 2010, Sven Schreiber wrote:
> Allin Cottrell schrieb:
>> If anyone knows of any show-stopper bugs that really should be
>> fixed before releasing 1.9.0, please speak up. And I'd be grateful
>> if people could find the time to beat on current CVS/snapshot
>> in case any recent changes have broken things.
> With today's cvs version I'm getting a new error (I think it's new, but
> it could be that it's triggered by a constellation of input that I
> haven't used so far in gretl):
> Pressing OK in the VECM dialog gives an error dialog window: "VECM: Rank
> 0 out ouf bounds." (translated back from German) I didn't specify the
> rank to be 0, rather a positive number, of course.
> Fairly severe, I'd say...
I just committed a fix to CVS; however, my familiarity with the GUI code
is very limited, so consider it a quick and dirty hack. When Allin has the
opportunity to work on this, he'll certainly fix things up properly in a
That to sven for spotting this, and to Jack for the speedy
response. I've applied a slightly different fix. This was fallout
from some "rationalization" intended to pave the way for a new,
streamlined gretl command interpreter that hopefully will make its
way into version 2.0.