Re: [Rd] (PR#10379) Re: x11(....) kills R without DISPLAY

From: Hin-Tak Leung <hin-tak.leung_at_cimr.cam.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 17:29:06 +0000

Peter Dalgaard wrote:
<snipped>
> You need x11() with a valid display to trigger the bug:
>
> [pd_at_titmouse2 BUILD]$ ssh -Y 192.168.1.10
> pd_at_192.168.1.10's password:
> Last login: Sat Oct 27 02:40:16 2007 from 192.168.1.11
> [pd_at_janus ~]$ echo $DISPLAY
> localhost:10.0
> [pd_at_janus ~]$ DISPLAY= R -q
> > x11("localhost:10.0")
> Error: Couldn't find per display information
> [pd_at_janus ~]$ uname -a
> Linux janus 2.6.22.9-91.fc7 #1 SMP Thu Sep 27 20:47:39 EDT 2007 x86_64
> x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> [pd_at_janus ~]$ cat /etc/issue
> Fedora release 7 (Moonshine)
> Kernel \r on an \m

Agh, sorry. Yes, x11() (with or without $DISPLAY set) doesn't die catatrophically, x11("validinfo") does.

HTL



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