Re: [Rd] mapply() gives seg fault (PR#8332)

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Sun 20 Nov 2005 - 22:02:35 GMT

pinard@iro.umontreal.ca writes:

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> Hi, people. Wandering in R archives, and seeing the message attached
> below, I noticed that:
>
> mapply(rep,times=1:4, MoreArgs=42)
>
> still segfaults on R 2.2.0, and thought I should be a good citizen and
> report it, even if I do not have an actual problem with this. :-)

Looks like Brian already fixed it in r-patched. Seems like this was after your message, so I'd better skip the snide remark about how to be an even better citizen.... ;-)  

> > version
> _
> platform i686-pc-linux-gnu
> arch i686
> os linux-gnu
> system i686, linux-gnu
> status
> major 2
> minor 2.0
> year 2005
> month 10
> day 06
> svn rev 35749
> language R
>
> (By the way, in the output of "R.version", should all the spurious
> whitespace be kept at end of lines?)
>
> --
> François Pinard http://pinard.progiciels-bpi.ca
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> From: rpeng@jhsph.edu (Roger D. Peng)
> Date: Tue Oct 14 18:10:52 2003
> Subject: [R] mapply() gives seg fault
> In-Reply-To: <a06002007bbb1c91c2d44@[139.166.242.29]>
> References: <a06002007bbb1c91c2d44@[139.166.242.29]>
> Message-ID: <3F8C1E93.7030903@jhsph.edu>
>
> I get this too on the released version. I guess the problem is that the
> value passed to MoreArgs is not a list. Maybe,
>
> mapply(rep, times = 1:4, MoreArgs = list(42))
>
> produces what you want? At any rate, R shouldn't segfault so it looks
> like bug somewhere.
>
> -roger
>
> Robin Hankin wrote:
>
> > Hello everybody.
> >
> > I've been experimenting with mapply(). Does anyone else have problems
> > with:
> >
> > R> mapply(rep,times=1:4, MoreArgs=42)
> >
> > (I get a seg fault).
> >
> > robin
> >
> >
> >
> > R> R.version
> > _
> > platform powerpc-apple-darwin6.6
> > arch powerpc
> > os darwin6.6
> > system powerpc, darwin6.6
> > status beta
> > major 1
> > minor 8.0
> > year 2003
> > month 10
> > day 02
> > language R
> >
> >>
> >
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>
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