Re: [Rd] (Debian Bug 344248): R segfaults when pressing Delete (PR#8422)

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd_at_debian.org>
Date: Sat 24 Dec 2005 - 01:37:50 GMT

On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 02:48:25PM +0000, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> <ripley <at> stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:
> > Can you confirm you are running rl5.1? Given the segfault is readline not
>
> Yes: readline 5.1, just like the bug submitter (see at the very bottom).

And a new Debian version libreadline5.1-3 (and now 5.1-4) fixes it. I assume the patch makes it upstream too.

Dirk

> > compatible version of a dynamic library so it seems to me the bug should
> > be assigned to readline not R.
>
> Looks like it, yes. And from looking at http://bugs.debian.org/libreadline5
> it seems that the same behaviour was just found with gdb.
>
> Thanks for the quick replies!
>
> Dirk
>
> > > | ii libreadline-ru 1.8.3+1.8.4pre Readline interface for Ruby 1.8
> > > | ii libreadline4 4.3-18 GNU readline and history libraries,
> run-time
> > > | un libreadline4-d <none> (no description available)
> > > | ii libreadline5 5.1-1 GNU readline and history libraries,
> run-time
> > > | ii libreadline5-d 5.1-1 GNU readline and history libraries,
> developm
> > > | ii r-base 2.2.1-1 GNU R statistical computing language
> and env
> > > | ii r-base-core 2.2.1-1 GNU R core of statistical computing
> language
>
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