[Rd] .Renviron and WinNT4 SP5/SP6

Uwe Ligges ligges@statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Wed, 19 Apr 2000 18:01:38 +0200


This is a really rare problem / bug(?).

I tested around because of the mail on R-Help:

  Faheem Mitha <faheem@email.unc.edu>
  Subj.: increasing memory size

I created a file .Renviron:


without a linebreak after that line, because I thought Faheem might have
forgot it.
I expected, the line would not be interpreted.

To my surprise R crashed at once (R-1.0.0 patched, WinNT4.0 SP6).
Using the same R-1.0.0 (files on the same Server) but on a WinNT4.0 SP5
machine, it works as expected (R starts without interpreting

Uwe Ligges
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