R-beta: executable problem

Jay King (jking@metisrv0.man-env.com)
Wed, 28 Jan 1998 15:18:57 +0000


From: "Jay King" <jking@metisrv0.man-env.com>
To: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 1998 15:18:57 +0000
Subject: R-beta: executable problem
Message-Id: <20194036405223@man-env.com>

I downloaded the rseptbeta.zip and exe.zip files for Windows (I'm 
running Win 95 4.00.950a) about three weeks ago and until now had 
been very impressed. 

Today the executable rsept.exe (dated 10/29/97) went strange. It would 
open a window and immediately close the window (I've seen this 
before when inadvertently trying to open certain non-windows 
applications within windows). Here is what I then tried (in order): 
1) I tried re-installing the executable from exe.zip and had the same 
result. 
2) I tried re-installing all of the files in both rseptbeta.zip and 
exe.zip but had the same result. 
3) I re-downloaded the rseptbeta.zip file and re-installed. R began 
working. 
4) I then re-downloaded the exe.zip file and installed it. R stopped 
working (same problem as before).

Could I have done something that caused this problem? Could Win95 
have done something to cause this problem? I'm running the older 
executable for now. Any suggestions (besides changing my OS) would be 
appreciated.

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Julius (Jay) King
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ManTech Environmental Technology, Inc.
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