[Rd] Bug: floating point bug in nclass.FD can cause hist() to crash

Sietse Brouwer sbbrouwer at gmail.com
Sat May 20 18:20:30 CEST 2017

Hi, all,

Sietse wrote:
> Floating point errors can cause a data vector to have an ultra-small
> inter-quartile range, which causes `grDevices::nclass.FD` to suggest
> an absurdly large number of breaks to `graphics::hist(breaks="FD")`.
> Because this large float becomes NA when converted to integer, hist's
> call to `base::pretty` crashes.

I have been provided with an account, and filed the bug at

Discussion continues there.


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