[R] ? R 2.5.0 alpha bug

Stefan Grosse singularitaet at gmx.net
Wed May 2 10:05:06 CEST 2007

The version 2.5.0 has left Alpha status long time ago and its final
version has been released so please try the new version.

Inman, Brant A. M.D. wrote:
> This email is intended to highlight 2 problems that I encountered
> running R 2.5.0 alpha on a Windows XP machine.
> #1 - Open script error
> If I click the "Open folder" icon on the toolbar, R opens my script
> files perfectly.  However, when I select "File > Open Script >
> MyFileLocation", I get a fatal error that causes R to close immediately.
> This error was reproduced on 3 consecutive occasions but has been
> intermittent thereafter. One of these fatal errors resulted in a typical
> error reporting box being generated which I sent off.  I was not able to
> verify if this error has been reported and corrected in subsequent
> versions of 2.5.
> #2 - Bug reporting link on CRAN website broken
> I tried to report the bug listed above on the CRAN website but when I
> clicked on the bug reporting link on the left-hand side panel of the
> main site (http://bugs.r-project.org/cgi-bin/R) , I get an error page
> with the following message:
> The system encountered a fatal error 
> cannot open config file /home/sfe/r-bugs/jitterbug/R : No such file or
> directory
> The last error code was: No such file or directory 
> uid/gid=30/8 
> This has been submitted to r-devel.
> Brant Inman
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