[Rd] segfault with readDCF on R 3.1.2 on AIX 6.1 when using install.packages

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 15:34:27 CEST 2015

On 22/09/2015 9:22 AM, Vinh Nguyen wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 1:46 AM, Duncan Murdoch
> <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> However, Herve's second example does illustrate a bug I can reproduce:
>> one character out of 10000 was read incorrectly.  Could you please try
>> his final patch and see if it fixes your AIX problems?
> Just tried the latest dcf.c from R-dev and install.packages no longer
> segfaults from readDCF.  Thank you both Duncan and Murdoch for your
> help.  

You're welcome.  (Just wanted to point out:  I'm only one person.  But I
suspect you meant to thank Hervé.  I'll do it for you:  thanks!)

Duncan Murdoch

Can finally make use of this AIX box now (fyi placed request to
> get gdb installed but who knows when that would've been installed).
> Thanks again.
> -- Vinh

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