[Rd] ? R 2.5.0 alpha bug
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu May 3 09:34:33 CEST 2007
Why are you resending this?
You sent it to R-help
and got a reply.
On Tue, 1 May 2007, Inman, Brant A. M.D. wrote:
> This email is intended to highlight 2 problems that I encountered
> running R 2.5.0 alpha on a Windows XP machine.
The alpha period closed 3 weeks ago. Please use a released version.
> #1 - Open script error
> If I click the "Open folder" icon on the toolbar, R opens my script
> files perfectly. However, when I select "File > Open Script >
> MyFileLocation", I get a fatal error that causes R to close immediately.
> This error was reproduced on 3 consecutive occasions but has been
> intermittent thereafter. One of these fatal errors resulted in a typical
> error reporting box being generated which I sent off. I was not able to
> verify if this error has been reported and corrected in subsequent
> versions of 2.5.
It has not been corrected, as no one else has seen it (or at least
reported it). I've used that facility heavily in the last 3 weeks.
So we may find it hard to reproduce if it is in the released version.
> #2 - Bug reporting link on CRAN website
> I tried to report the bug listed above on the CRAN website but when I
> clicked on the bug reporting link on the left-hand side panel of the
> main site (http://bugs.r-project.org/cgi-bin/R) , I get an error page
> with the following message:
> The system encountered a fatal error
> cannot open config file /home/sfe/r-bugs/jitterbug/R : No such file or
> The last error code was: No such file or directory
It is already up again.
> Brant Inman
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