dev.print + impossible filename -> break (PR#1959)
Wed, 28 Aug 2002 14:57:03 +0200 (MET DST)

Full_Name: Ott Toomet
Version: 1.5.1
OS: Linux (RH 7.1)
Submission from: (NULL) (


Try to give an impossible file name (command to pipe through) for dev.print:

> plot(1:4)
> dev.print(file="|llllll")

I got the response

sh: llllll: command not found

Process R broken pipe at Wed Aug 28 14:42:27 2002

After which R was killed (or at least vanished from the process list).



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