Re: [Rd] (PR#14181) Error description not prompted but R crashes instead

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2010 09:04:01 +0000 (GMT)

Is this from the Mac GUI R.app. You are asked to send bug reports on that to the R-sig-mac list, as this is almost certainly not a bug in R but R.app, a separate project.

On Mon, 11 Jan 2010, pdemoulin_at_gmail.com wrote:

> Full_Name: Philippe Demoulin
> Version: R version 2.10.0 (2009-10-26)
> OS: OSX 10.4.11 on PPC
> Submission from: (NULL) (80.236.193.215)
>
>
> Test:
> At the prompt, just type (without quotes) "> x=1:3". Please note the redundant
> ">" explictly keyed in for simulating the error
>
> On my daughter MacMini G4 PPC 10.4.11 JSE 1.5, an normal error "Unexpected
> character >" is issued.
>
> But on my iMac 10.4.11 PPC JSE 1.5 (so, same environment), R crashes:
> Exception: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (0x0001)
> Codes: KERN_PROTECTION_FAILURE (0x0002) at 0x00000020
>
> Thread 0 Crashed:
> 0 libobjc.A.dylib 0x90a410f8 objc_msgSend + 24
> 1 org.R-project.R 0x0000dae4 Re_RBusy + 60 (Rcallbacks.m:178)
> 2 libR.dylib 0x003cdcf0 R_ReplDLLdo1 + 64
> 3 org.R-project.R 0x00018358 run_REngineRmainloop + 368
> (Rinit.m:521)
> 4 org.R-project.R 0x00010a0c -[REngine runREPL] + 484
> (REngine.m:181)
> 5 org.R-project.R 0x00002a38 main + 1040 (main.m:140)
> 6 org.R-project.R 0x000025ac _start + 760
> 7 org.R-project.R 0x000022b0 start + 48
>
>
> Regards
> Philippe Demoulin, Tilff, Belgium
>
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