Re: [Rd] Segmentation fault when options(max.print = .Machine$integer.max)

From: Martin Maechler <maechler_at_stat.math.ethz.ch>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 14:26:24 +0200

> Seemed like a good idea at the time,

I'm curious. Why is it (setting max.print much too large) a good idea?

> but
> > options(max.print = .Machine$integer.max)
> > 1:10
> [1]
> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.

> because of an integer overflow at src/main/printvector.c:176

> > sessionInfo()
> R Under development (unstable) (2012-09-24 r60800)
> Platform: x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu (64-bit)
> ...

> also R-patched, etc.

Thank you, Martin. I'm about to commit fixes for this. "another" Martin.

> Martin
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