[Rd] How to disable R's crash prompt

Wayne.Zhang at barclayscapital.com Wayne.Zhang at barclayscapital.com
Wed Mar 9 14:20:27 CET 2011

I never said I wasn't going to fix the bug, and believe me big banks do want their apps to be of high quality, but until the bugs are fixed I want my app to die instead of becoming a zombie.  But thanks for your opinion and all others that offered help along the way.


-----Original Message-----
From: b.rowlingson at googlemail.com [mailto:b.rowlingson at googlemail.com] On Behalf Of Barry Rowlingson
Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 5:26 AM
To: Zhang, Wayne: IT (NYK)
Cc: simon.urbanek at r-project.org; ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk; r-devel at r-project.org
Subject: Re: [Rd] How to disable R's crash prompt

On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 10:41 PM,  <Wayne.Zhang at barclayscapital.com> wrote:
> That did the trick.  Thank you soooooo much Simon!

 But really you *should* fix the segfault. Either you know why it
happens, in which case you should spot it before it happens and do
something sensible, or you don't know why it happens, in which case it
could be a serious bug in your code.

 Even if you *do* know why it happens, there may be other bugs in your
code that cause segfaults that you *dont* know about, and you'll miss
them because you are stupidly ignoring all segfaults.

 Fix the bugs.


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