[Rd] formatC with illegal input crashes Rgui (PR#7686)
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Feb 14 11:00:52 CET 2005
We'll fix this, but you might like to note that sprintf is more
bulletproof and as from 2.1.0-to-be, a lot more tolerant, e.g.
works there and in 2.0.1 gives a useful error message.
On Fri, 11 Feb 2005 ehlers at math.ucalgary.ca wrote:
> Full_Name: Peter Ehlers
> Version: rw2001pat (2005-02-03)
> OS: Win XP
> Submission from: (NULL) (18.104.22.168)
> formatC(1, flag="s") crashes Rgui.
> Similarly for flag=[SnZ].
> Stupid input, of course, but I'm error-prone.
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