R 1.5.1 not working with Windows NT on Virtual PC 4 (PR#1932)

alex_dacosta@yahoo.fr alex_dacosta@yahoo.fr
Fri, 23 Aug 2002 09:09:55 +0200 (MET DST)

Full_Name: Alexandre Da Costa
Version: 1.5.1
OS: Windows NT 4 on Virtual PC 4
Submission from: (NULL) (

I am using Virtual PC 4.0.2 for every day work.
I wanted to try connections of R 1.5.1 to Oracle DataBases.
But R is running but is not working at all !
The simple commands end with "no finite arguments" error.
See following session:
R : Copyright 2002, The R Development Core Team
Version 1.5.1  (2002-06-17)

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You are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions.
Type `license()' or `licence()' for distribution details.

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Type `contributors()' for more information.

Type `demo()' for some demos, `help()' for on-line help, or
`help.start()' for a HTML browser interface to help.
Type `q()' to quit R.

> max(1,2)
[1] Inf
Warning message: 
no finite arguments to max; returning -Inf 
> library()
Error in if (nc[currentIndex] == 0) upperBlockIndex <- c(upperBlockIndex,  : 
        missing value where logical needed
In addition: Warning messages: 
1: no finite arguments to max; returning -Inf 
2: NAs introduced by coercion 
> ls()
[1] "last.warning"
> dir()
 [1] "afm"          "AUTHORS"      "bin"          "CHANGES"      "COPYING"     
 [6] "COPYRIGHTS"   "doc"          "etc"          "FAQ"          "library"     
[11] "modules"      "NEWS"         "README"       "README.Rterm" "rw-FAQ"      
[16] "THANKS"       "unins000.dat" "unins000.exe" "Y2K"         
Any Idea ?

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