[Rd] Rgui crash (PR#926)

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun, 29 Apr 2001 22:24:59 +0200 (MET DST)

On Sun, 29 Apr 2001 bellis@hsph.harvard.edu wrote:

> Full_Name: Byron Ellis
> Version: 1.2.3
> OS: Windows 2000 Server
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> In Rgui when attempting to resize the console the system locks for a second
> (cursor locks up, etc) and then either returns to normal for a second before
> crashing or just crashes when we start moving again (the former happens more
> often when making things bigger, the latter when the console is shrunk). The
> error message reports an attempt to read 0x000000 so I'm guessing the problem is
> somewhere in the Rgui console's memory management code.
> I can duplicate this on both my home and lab desktop machines as well as my
> laptop. All are running Win2K Server (I take that back--- my lab machine is
> running Pro. edition) and all are reasonably updated.

Is this in SDI or MDI mode, and if the latter, are you resizing the
commands window or the frame?  It's not clear to me why you would want to
be resizing anyway: the sizes of the console and pager windows are set in
file Rconsole.

None of those possibilities cause problems on my systems (NT4 / W2k

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