[Rd] Something strange in cor.test in R-1.8.0 (PR#4718)

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu Oct 23 13:54:07 MEST 2003

Kurt.Hornik at wu-wien.ac.at writes:

> > Probably, but of a nasty kind which I think we need to get to the
> > bottom of. As I see it there are two possible causes
> > 1. A bug in a Windows library or compiler. Potentially that could
> >    affect everything else.
> > 2. A bug in ctest that just happens only to cause visible damage on
> >    Windows, but perhaps invisible damage elsewhere.
> > Either way, I think we need to investigate.
> As Brian had written earlier in this thread, we need a reproducible
> example.  If Duncan's example can be reproduced on Windows but not on
> Linux (and I cannot), odds are in favor of the problem being Windows
> specific.

No, odds are in favor of the *symptom* being Windows-specific. See
above... Problem is, we need a Windows guru to debug in that case.


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