R-beta: exponentiation continued

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk
24 Apr 1998 15:28:44 +0200

Paul Gilbert <pgilbert@bank-banque-canada.ca> writes:

> >I have now tried the same thing on Red Hat 4.1 with R 0.61.1 and there
> >is no problem. Hence I agree that it is Red Hat 5 libc. Thanks.
> I haven't tried Red Hat 5 yet, in part because I thought it was necessary to
> switch from libc to libgc and I'm not looking forward to that headache. Could
> this be the problem?

Most likely, that is exactly what it is, and the ^C-works-once problem

If we at all can, we should try and extract some tiny test problems
that show the effect and submit them to the glibc maintainers. First
we'd want to see if it has been solved in the current updates, though.

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