Re: [Rd] bus error /segmentation fault from 'approx' (PR#7166)

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Fri 13 Aug 2004 - 21:05:14 EST


Neither version of R is current. The NEWS file has

                CHANGES IN R VERSION 1.9.1

   o   approx(list(x=rep(NaN,9), y=1:9), xout=NaN) does not seg.fault
        anymore (PR#6809).

and neither does your example (on a machine in whihc it did under 1.9.0).

On Fri, 13 Aug 2004 j.van_den_hoff@fz-rossendorf.de wrote:

> Full_Name: joerg van den hoff
> Version: 1.9.0 and 1.7.1
> OS: MacOS (1.9.0), SunOS (1.7.1)
> Submission from: (NULL) (149.220.4.88)
>
>
> something like (sure not the originally intended input, but something like this
> can happen...):
>
> approx(c(1,2),c(NA,NA),1.5)
>
> crashes R (bus error under MacOS, segmentation fault under SunOS).
>
>
> search of the bug archive did not work. I hope this bug was not reported
> already

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