[Rd] Problem with R --gui=GNOME when launched from a menu system

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd_at_debian.org>
Date: Tue 31 Aug 2004 - 12:38:58 EST

A Debian user filed a bug report the details of which are at

        http://bugs.debian.org/269107

I can replicate his problem: the R/Gnome entry that is made available to the various window managers fails. A window pops, and exists.

As far as I can tell, the menuing system does not have a problem with shell script wrapper. Environment variables like PATH, DISPLAY etc should be set too. So the best idea I am having now is that R _may_ think that interactive() is FALSE when it should in fact be TRUE.

Does anybody have a) other ideas, and fixes, or b) an idea how I could correct the menuing system?

Dirk

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