Re: [R] Rgui crashed on Windows XP Home

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2010 17:58:32 -0400

Jinsong Zhao wrote:
> Hi there,
>
> I just installed R 2.11.1 on my PC, which runs a Windows XP Home.
>
> The installation is successful, however, when I double click on the
> R icon, I get the following error message:
>
> R for Windows GUI front-end has encountered a problem and needs to close.
> We are sorry for the inconvenience.
>

The error occurs in msvcrt.dll, a Microsoft dll. It happened after a call from one of the R dlls, setting up the GUI.

I don't really know what to suggest to fix this, other than the usual things: try running R with the --vanilla command line argument, try shutting down everything else on your system, etc.

Duncan Murdoch
> Error signature is:
> AppName: rgui.exe AppVer: 2.111.52157.0 ModName: msvcrt.dll
> ModVer: 7.0.2600.2180 Offset: 0000d2b5
>
> I get a gdb, and then gdb the Rgui.exe, I get the following message:
>
> (gdb) run
> Starting program: D:\Program Files\R\R-2.11.1\bin/Rgui.exe
> [New Thread 2460.0xb7c]
>
> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
> 0x77c1d2b5 in msvcrt!mblen () from C:\WINDOWS\system32\msvcrt.dll
> (gdb) bt
> #0 0x77c1d2b5 in msvcrt!mblen () from C:\WINDOWS\system32\msvcrt.dll
> #1 0x77c1d3a9 in msvcrt!mbstowcs () from C:\WINDOWS\system32\msvcrt.dll
> #2 0x635597f9 in GA_newwindow ()
> from D:\Program Files\R\R-2.11.1\bin\Rgraphapp.dll
> #3 0x63543a25 in GA_newcontrol ()
> from D:\Program Files\R\R-2.11.1\bin\Rgraphapp.dll
> #4 0x63543c3f in GA_newimagebutton ()
> from D:\Program Files\R\R-2.11.1\bin\Rgraphapp.dll
> #5 0x6c723d7e in setupui () from D:\Program Files\R\R-2.11.1\bin\R.dll
> #6 0x004014e2 in ?? ()
> #7 0x00401425 in ?? ()
> #8 0x00401708 in ?? ()
> #9 0x0040124b in ?? ()
> #10 0x004012b8 in ?? ()
> #11 0x7c816fe7 in RegisterWaitForInputIdle ()
> from C:\WINDOWS\system32\kernel32.dll
> #12 0x00000000 in ?? ()
> (gdb)
>
> The Rterm.exe can run normally. I don't know it's a bug of Rgui or a bug of my system.
>
> Thanks for any help.
>
> Regards,
> Jinsong
>
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