[Rd] R --debug crashes R on Windows

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 12:43:03 CEST 2012

On 12-04-17 2:19 AM, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
> 'R --debug' and 'Rterm --debug' crash R on Windows.  Indeed, --debug
> is not a documented command line option, but it still causes a crash.
> This occurs with R v2.15.0 patched and R devel - both from 2012-04-09 (r58947).

What do you mean by "crash"?  For me, they do nothing, i.e. both 
commands just exit immediately.  What the source shows they are trying 
to do is break to a debugger upon startup, but if there's no debugger 
there, it might look like a crash.

Duncan Murdoch

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