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

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd_at_debian.org>
Date: Wed 01 Sep 2004 - 12:50:53 EST

On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 10:48:28AM -0500, Marc Schwartz wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-08-31 at 08:55, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> > Brian,
> >
> > On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 02:21:40PM +0100, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> > > What are stdin/stdout/stderr connected to when you do that? R --gui=GNOME
> > > does write certain error messages (from GDK/GTK) to the controlling
> > > terminal so you may need one, at least if there is an error/warning.
> > >
> > > I see gnome_start in src/modules/gnome/system.c has
> > >
> > > R_Interactive = isatty(0);
> > >
> > > I would think that was blind copying. Please see if setting it to 1
> > > helps.
> >
> > Excellent suggestion, I'll try that this eve.
> >
> > Thanks as always, Dirk
>
>
> FWIW, no default change in behavior here under XFCE4 when using the run
> dialog or in a desktop menu with the above source change.

It fixed the problem for me!

So a big Thank you! to Brian for the suggestion.

Dirk

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