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

From: <simon.urbanek_at_r-project.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2010 16:40:17 +0100 (CET)

On Jan 12, 2010, at 4:04 , Prof Brian Ripley wrote:

> 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.
>

Even worse, this is a known bug long fixed in R 2.10.1 and hence a doubly pointless report ...
Cheers,
Simon

> On Mon, 11 Jan 2010, pdemoulin@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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