R-alpha: eigen

Martin Maechler Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch>
Fri, 22 Aug 1997 14:05:56 +0200

I cannot produce any core dump with these statements here ...

>>>>> "Jim" == Jim Lindsey <jlindsey@luc.ac.be> writes:

    Jim> eigen(matrix(rep(1,9),ncol=3),only.values=T)

    Jim> works repeatedly but eventually (after 3 or 4 goes) gave a core dump
    Jim> of 11mb (I think only the first answer was right).

    Jim> if I type
    Jim> gc()
    Jim> immediately after the first call, I get a core dump right away (this
    Jim> might possibly be related to my huge core dumps with nlm)

    Jim> eigen(matrix(rep(1,9),ncol=3))
    Jim> core dumps immediately after the first call
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