Re: [Rd] 'sessionInfo()' instead of 'version'

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu 29 Dec 2005 - 23:00:21 GMT

Are there known instances of this helping the diagnosis of a problem?

My impression is that more details of the OS/compilers used is the thing which is most commonly needed to help with remote diagnosis.

On Thu, 29 Dec 2005, Seth Falcon wrote:

> On 29 Dec 2005, murdoch@stats.uwo.ca wrote:
>> So far the following reasonable suggestions have been made. I
>> forget where they were posted, so you may not have seen them:
>>
>> - the Subversion revision number, at least for non-released versions
>> - the version number of the GUI, at least for OS X (where it changes
>> independently of R).
>
> Perhaps it doesn't count as reasonable, but another suggestion (made
> by me) was:
>
> - Include output of loadedNamespaces().
>
> + seth
>
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