[Rd] RE: Gnuserv, NTEmacs, Windows 2000 and R

Martin Maechler Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch>
Tue, 14 Nov 2000 14:11:44 +0100

The following becomes more and more a topic for an R mailing list,
possibly R-devel.

R for Windows crashes are important and should be discussed and debugged
with the experts -- which are not reading ESS-help  AFAIK.


>>>>> "ColCun" == Cunningham, Colin A <colin.a.cunningham@intel.com> writes:

    ColCun> In my very brief exposure to R, I have experienced the very
    ColCun> same crash experience when displaying graphics.  I haven't
    ColCun> tried the fixes yet however.

    ColCun> I also am running W2K.  I installed the binary distribution of
    ColCun> R 1.1.1 for Windows.  I'm hopeful of deploying application
    ColCun> engines here and there on W2K and NT servers.  Let me know if
    ColCun> there are tests I can run for the group.  I have several
    ColCun> machines available to me here that run variants of the W2K OS.

    ColCun> Colin

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    ColCun> -----Original Message-----
    ColCun> From: rossini@blindglobe.net [mailto:rossini@blindglobe.net]
    ColCun> Sent: Friday, November 10, 2000 4:51 PM
    ColCun> To: Erich Neuwirth
    ColCun> Cc: stockton@neptuneandco.com; Goran Arnoldsson;
    ColCun> ess-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
    ColCun> Subject: Re: Gnuserv, NTEmacs, Windows 2000 and R

>>>>> "EN" == Erich Neuwirth <erich.neuwirth@univie.ac.at> writes:

    EN> as far as i know, we still have an rterm and especially rgui
    EN> problem under win2k.  on my athlon win2k machine, rterm and
    EN> rgui still crash when i try to do graphics.  a simple
    EN> plot(1:10) crashes both.

    EN> so even after guido's and brian's fix (thanks to both of them)
    EN> there still are some unsolved problems which might be part of
    EN> the emacs ess r problem.

     AJR> Erich - 

     AJR> I'd not seen this posted to R-devel; have you mentioned that to
     AJR> them?  I'll have to get my wife to try R on her new machine (my
     AJR> only access to Win2k, thanks to all the Gods...).

okay now it finally went to R-devel -- quite a bit late so,...


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