Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 23 13:50:22 CET 2005
I can see no change in the relevant code since 2.2.0 and the release
version of 2.2.0 does this for me.
It seems to be a long-standard error in rui.c that only 10 menus are
allocated but 16 are tested for.
On Wed, 23 Nov 2005, Uwe Ligges wrote:
> Martin Morgan wrote:
>> The following
>> for (i in 1:20) winMenuAdd(paste("X",i, sep="/"))
>> generates an (incorrect) error after adding 12 menu items:
>> Error in winMenuAdd(menuname, NULL, NULL) :
>> unable to add menu (base menu does not exist)
>> More elaborate examples (e.g., adding menu items to each menu) create
>> other errors (e.g., "Only 16 menus are allowed"), and the original
>> example (at
>> crashes with SIGSEGV in rui.c:1389. I think the basic problem is that
>> there is a hard-coded limit of 16 menus. The limit is reached in
>> Bioconductor, as packages add vignettes.
>> R version 2.2.0, 2005-11-21, i386-pc-mingw32
Please don't use such a misleading description! You appear to mean
Version 2.2.0 Patched (2005-11-21 r36418)
>> attached base packages:
>>  "methods" "stats" "graphics" "grDevices" "utils" "datasets"
>>  "base"
> This seems to be a bug introduced in R-patched (and R-devel).
> R-2.2.0 release correctly reports:
> Error in winMenuAdd(menuname, NULL, NULL) :
> unable to add menu (Only 16 menus are allowed)
> Uwe Ligges
> R-devel at r-project.org mailing list
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