[Rd] R crashes when installing package from CRAN (PR#3399)

Renaud Lancelot renaud.lancelot at cirad.fr
Fri Jul 4 18:43:34 MEST 2003

Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Jul 2003 14:18:08 +0200 (MET DST), you wrote:
>>Full_Name: Renaud Lancelot
>>Version: 1.7.1.
>>OS: MS Windows XP Pro
>>Submission from: (NULL) (
>>R crashes when installing package from CRAN (from the menu). The bug seems to be
>>reproducible, at least on my system:
>>1. Open R
>>2. Install package from CRAN: install 1 package
>>3. Back to R: delete file ("y" at the prompt) and wait till package is fully
>>4. Go back to the menu "Install package from CRAN" then R crashes
> This isn't reproducible on my system, also running XP Pro.  Can you
> reproduce on a different machine?
> Duncan Murdoch

I just reproduced it on a system where Win XP Pro was just installed 
(from scrash) and where I installed R for the purpose of testing the 
error. I did not install DrMingw yet and cannot give more precision. I 
am connected to the Interned with an ADSL modem.



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