[Rd] Changes in error reporting in r-devel

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Sun Nov 27 20:44:15 CET 2016

On 27 November 2016 at 13:20, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
| On 27/11/2016 11:34 AM, brodie gaslam via R-devel wrote:
| > Minor issue, but the following changed as of R3.3.2 from:
| >
| >     > a <- function() b()
| >     > a()
| >     Error in a() : could not find function "b"
| >
| > To (at least in R Under development (unstable) (2016-11-20 r71670)):
| >
| >     Error in b() : could not find function "b"
| >
| > Notice the "Error in **b**() :" part.  The original error message seems more correct to me, although I can see how you can argue for either one.
| I'm not seeing that in R-devel r71694.  Could you update and try again?

I am at r71690 and I don't see it either:

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R> a <- function() b()
R> a()
Error in a() : could not find function "b"


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