Re: [Rd] R 1.9.1 Crash in Win2000 (PR#7139)

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu 05 Aug 2004 - 00:07:45 EST


It's a Windows limitation, it seems, so who knows (and it may depend on your exact OS version). My guess is that it is 255, and I will add a limit of 255. (200 works, 300 crashes.)

On Wed, 28 Jul 2004 gunter.berton@gene.com wrote:

>
> This probably should go to Duncan Murdoch ...
>
> The following reliably crashes R Version 1.9.1 on Win2000:
>
> winDialogString(paste(sample(letters,500,rep=TRUE),
> collapse=""),default="")
>
> (presumably because of the too lengthy message string; but what is the
> length limit?).
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