[Rd] Crash from windres in WinME

Prof Brian Ripley Prof Brian Ripley <ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk>
Fri, 17 Nov 2000 15:05:27 +0000 (GMT)

> From: murdoch@stats.uwo.ca (Duncan Murdoch)
> Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 09:43:41 -0500
> In preparation for doing a bit more work on RStreams, I installed the
> recommended Windows tools to compile R.  When the makefile got to a
> line calling "windres" (a resource compiler?), it crashed, and left
> WinME unstable (even more than usually!).  Windres is one of the GNU
> binutils, so I installed the newest build, but got the same crash.
> Has anyone else seen this particular problem before elsewhere, and
> knows a workaround, or is this just one more reason not to use WinME?

Neither NT4 nor 98SE give me any problems.


Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
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