[Rd] changing dir. to network drive crash Rgui on NT4 ( PR#28 28)

Liaw, Andy andy_liaw at merck.com
Thu Apr 24 18:02:05 MEST 2003

Thanks very much, Duncan!  I tried it and no more crashes for me either.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Duncan Murdoch [mailto:dmurdoch at pair.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2003 8:45 AM
> To: mschwartz at medanalytics.com
> Cc: 'Liaw, Andy'; r-devel at stat.math.ethz.ch;
> ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
> Subject: Re: [Rd] changing dir. to network drive crash Rgui on NT4 (
> PR#2828)
> On Wed, 23 Apr 2003 13:57:09 -0500, you wrote:
> >After seeing your note above and Uwe's follow up, I reset Rgui to SDI
> >mode (I normally run MDI).  I have not been able to do this
> >predictably yet, but I have locked up Rgui twice and caused it to
> >crash once by changing the current directory and then going into the
> >GUI preferences and changing back to MDI mode. It has not occurred
> >simply changing directories.
> I found a bug in the folder browsing code and have fixed it; it would
> probably cause strange crashes like this.  I've committed the change
> to r-patched, and will be putting a build that incorporates this
> change (and some others) online at 
> http://www.stats.uwo.ca/faculty/murdoch/software/r-devel
> as rw1071.exe in a couple of hours from now.  Could those of you who
> have been able to reproduce this crash try out the fix?  Thanks.
> Duncan Murdoch

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