Re: [R] R --gnome segfaults on RH 6.0 with R-0.65.0

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Subject: Re: [R] R --gnome segfaults on RH 6.0 with R-0.65.0
From: Alexander Volovics (
Date: Wed 01 Sep 1999 - 07:21:31 EST

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On 31-Aug-99 Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:

> What would interest me is what the content of R_gnome_userprefs.font
> if you go up to #40 (in R_gtk_terminal_new () at terminal.c:112). Just
> type
> p R_gnome_userprefs.font
> if it's NULL, then we might have a lead on the problem. But Lyndon
> Drake is the guy who knows his way around the Gnome stuff, not me.

Here is the result:

#40 0x80cd79b in R_gtk_terminal_new () at terminal.c:112
112 gtk_widget_show_all(R_gtk_main_window);
(gdb) p R_gnome_userprefs.font
$1 = (gchar *) 0x814cbf0 ""

> What is in your .gnome/R.gnome file, by the way?

Here is my R.gnome:




HA. The solution is often very simple. I should have thought of
looking here myself. Under [Text] there is no entry for font!
Enter a font and R.gnome works.

This means that it would also have worked with libglade-0.3-1.
Is this an ommision in configure/make/make install?

Thanks for taking the time to respond and the suggestions.

Alexander Volovics
Dept of Methodology & Statistics
Maastricht University, Maastricht, NL

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