Re: [Rd] compilation problem R2.0.0 Linux SuSE8.2 (PR#7263)

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed 06 Oct 2004 - 05:33:49 EST


On Tue, 5 Oct 2004, Patrick Drechsler wrote:

> Thanks fofr the quick reply!
>
> Brian Ripley wrote on 05 Oct 2004 20:03:12 MET:
>
> > Why do you think this is a bug in R?
>
> Sorry, it was not my intention to imply this was a bug. I just
> figured that people reading the bug list might be able to help
> me. I didn't figure this would be a problem for the general r
> list so I posted here. Developers of other programming

You could use the R-devel list. By posting to R-bugs you _did_ imply it was a bug. The posting guide does make the point.

Bug reports get copied to the R-devel list, so someone there may have relevant experience. But this does look very like a mismatch between some components on your installation.

> environments prefer that these kind of problems be sent in as
> "bugs" even if they are not bugs in the correct usage of the
> word.
>
> > Have you read what the FAQ says about BUGS?
>
> Yes. Otherwise I wouldn't have found the address in the first
> place ;-)
>
> > R 2.0.0 has been under alpha/beta test for a month and has been
> > tested on scores of Linux boxes. It looks like a problem with

> > your Linux installation to me, specifically with your tcltk

> > installation in the first instance.
>
> Could you advice a correct mailing list/newsgroup/link for my
> specific problem?
>
> I don't have any experience in tcltk. Other than it doing its job
> up to now...
>
> TIA
>
> Patrick
>

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