Re: [Rd] R --debug crashes R on Windows

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 06:43:03 -0400

On 12-04-17 2:19 AM, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
> 'R --debug' and 'Rterm --debug' crash R on Windows. Indeed, --debug
> is not a documented command line option, but it still causes a crash.
>
> This occurs with R v2.15.0 patched and R devel - both from 2012-04-09 (r58947).

What do you mean by "crash"? For me, they do nothing, i.e. both commands just exit immediately. What the source shows they are trying to do is break to a debugger upon startup, but if there's no debugger there, it might look like a crash.

Duncan Murdoch



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