[Rd] R: bug in windows GUI/script editor (PR#8288)

murdoch@stats.uwo.ca murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Thu Nov 10 17:39:41 CET 2005

On 11/10/2005 8:58 AM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On 11/10/2005 3:02 AM, roberto.ugoccioni at sanpaoloimi.com wrote:
> Roberto:
> Something went wrong with your posting -- it came out completely in 
> binary.
> I think I have found what was wrong with the editor windows.  There were 
> two problems:
>   - a variable was sometimes uninitialized.  I've fixed this in R-devel 
> (though it won't be downloadable for a while).  I had hoped this was 
> enough, but it wasn't.
>   - the script editor window duplicates some menu items from the main 
> window, but unfortunately in doing so it overwrites some pointers to 
> those items.  When the script editor is closed, the pointers become 
> invalid, and you may crash.
> The second fix will require more extensive work, but I should get it 
> done today.

Now committed to both R-patched and R-devel.  Will show up in the 
binaries on CRAN in due time.

Duncan Murdoch

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