[Rd] View() crashy on Ubuntu 9.04

Wacek Kusnierczyk Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierczyk at idi.ntnu.no
Wed May 13 09:33:48 CEST 2009

Ben Bolker wrote:
>   It's my vague impression that View() is workable on Windows and maybe
> on MacOS, but on Ubuntu Linux 9.04 (intrepid) it seems completely
> unstable.  I can reliably crash R by trying to look  at a very small,
> simple data frame ...

on my 8.04, r is reliable at crashing with, e.g.,


with a subsequent attempt to move through the spreadsheet with an arrow
key.  this always causes a segfault.

>    I was going to try to run with debug turned on, but my installed
> version (2.9.0) doesn't have debugging symbols, and I'm having trouble
> building the latest SVN version (./configure gives "checking for
> recommended packages... ls: cannot access
> ./src/library/Recommended/boot_*.tar.gz: No such file or directory")



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