Re: [Rd] Rterm in a Cygwin shell (in Windows) (PR#7287)

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Date: Fri 15 Oct 2004 - 01:12:37 EST

Works fine for me with the latest version of R and the same version of cygwin bash. The environment variable CYGWIN can affect this kind of thing.

$ env | grep CYG
CYGWIN=ntsec smbntsec binmode export

tplate@ACONCAGUA ~/depot/Spluslibs/ $ bash --version
GNU bash, version 2.05b.0(1)-release (i686-pc-cygwin) Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

tplate@ACONCAGUA ~/depot/Spluslibs/ $ /cygdrive/c/R/rw2000/bin/Rterm --vanilla

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 > interactive()
[1] TRUE
 > q()

At Thursday 08:39 AM 10/14/2004, wrote:
>This bug report is mostly a note to myself to track this down:
>In the version of the Cygwin bash shell I'm currently using, Rterm
>does not detect that it is being run interactively, so it switches
>into batch mode, and lots of things stop working.
> >$ bash --version
> >GNU bash, version 2.05b.0(1)-release (i686-pc-cygwin)
> >Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
>Duncan Murdoch
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> mailing list Received on Fri Oct 15 01:20:49 2004

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