[Rd] Update on "Shift-Return causes segfault (PR#3293)"

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Fri Jun 27 17:58:37 MEST 2003

Graeme.Ambler at bristol.ac.uk writes:

> e) The most helpful error message we can generate is:
> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
> 0x400dd7fe in _rl_dispatch_subseq ()
>    from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/3.2.2/../../../libreadline.so.4
> implying that there is some strange interaction going on with readline, and 
> that the bug may be in readline rather than R.
> f) The bug does not seem to be present in R-1.6.2, though this is only my 
> experience, not anyone elses.  Peter Dalgaard HAS reproduced the bug in 
> R-1.7.0.

..and I just now found a SuSE machine still running 1.6.0 which is
also immune to the problem.

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