[R] Stack overflow error while creating package
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Tue Dec 6 17:37:55 CET 2005
>>>>> "manohar" == manohar <kgmanohar at yahoo.com>
>>>>> on Tue, 6 Dec 2005 06:39:27 -0800 (PST) writes:
manohar> Hi all,
manohar> I am trying to build a package in R (ver 2.1.0, on a
which I interpret that you are running Windows, right?
manohar> I am able to run package.skeleton successfully
manohar> and populate the different environments.
manohar> However, when I attempt to invoke the build (R CMD
manohar> BUILD), i get an error which says something like
manohar> protect(): Stack Overflow
The NEWS for the current 'R 2.2.1 beta'
(-> http://stat.ethz.ch/R-manual/R-patched/NEWS )
has had a very prominent entry at the beginning (for many weeks now),
>> USER-VISIBLE CHANGES
>> o options("expressions") has been reduced to 1000: the limit
>> of 5000 introduced in 2.1.0 was liable to give crashes from C
>> stack overflow.
(and actually, the crashes seemed to happen particurlary often
manohar> I would appreciate if anyone could suggest a way to
manohar> get around this error message and help me build the
You can download the pretty new precompiled R-patched (as of today "R beta")
versions for windows from your nearest CRAN mirror,
newest via "Precompiled" -> "Windows" -> "base" and "r-patched snapshot build"
Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich
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