[Rd] Re: 1.9.1-alpha & tty

Göran Broström gb at stat.umu.se
Wed Jun 9 13:30:34 CEST 2004

On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 01:23:49PM +0200, Göran Broström wrote:
> I have two versions of R on my Debian testing: R-1.9.0 (precompiled) and
> R-1.9.1-alpha of 2004-06-07 (built on my system). In the latter, I get
> > system("emacs sim.R &")
> > emacs: standard input is not a tty
> while with R-1.9.0 it works as expected. I have absolutely no idea about
> what's going on, so I could use some help. Anyone?

I just recalled that I was running R-1.9.1 as root ("su -; R") in order to
be able to 'install.packages'. That must be the reason, but I still don't
understand what it means.


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