[R] [Fwd: Re: Fatal error: you must specify '--save', '--no-save' or '--vanilla']

From: Andreas Maunz <andreas_at_maunz.de>
Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2008 15:29:00 +0100


Well, here is the discussion I had with Duncan in the meantime... Anybody else a suggestion what might be the problem? Greetings,
Andreas

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FFrom murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca Mon Mar 3 15:07:21 2008 Return-Path: <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca> X-Original-To: andreas_at_maunz.de Delivered-To: maunz_at_yavin.mogsoft.de Received: from fisher.stats.uwo.ca (fisher.stats.uwo.ca [129.100.76.201]) by yavin.mogsoft.de (Postfix) with ESMTP id E631F410C for <andreas_at_maunz.de>; Mon, 3 Mar 2008 15:07:20 +0100 (CET) Received: from [192.168.0.176] (djm.stats.uwo.ca [129.100.76.113]) by fisher.stats.uwo.ca (8.13.1/8.13.1) with ESMTP id m23E7IaF028028 for <andreas_at_maunz.de>; Mon, 3 Mar 2008 09:07:18 -0500 Message-ID: <47CC065E.6090600_at_stats.uwo.ca> Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2008 09:08:30 -0500 From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca> User-Agent: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (Windows/20080213) MIME-Version: 1.0 To: Andreas Maunz <andreas_at_maunz.de> Subject: Re: [R] Fatal error: you must specify '--save', '--no-save' or '--vanilla' References: <47CBB489.1030406@maunz.de> <47CBE08B.6080403@stats.uwo.ca> <47CBE43F.20104_at_maunz.de> <47CBF686.2000704_at_stats.uwo.ca> <47CBFF1C.5050700_at_maunz.de> In-Reply-To: <47CBFF1C.5050700_at_maunz.de> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit X-Spam-Checker-Version: SpamAssassin 3.0.3 (2005-04-27) on yavin.mogsoft.de X-Spam-Level: X-Spam-Status: No, score=-1.6 required=3.0 tests=AWL,BAYES_00 autolearn=ham version=3.0.3 On 3/3/2008 8:37 AM, Andreas Maunz wrote:
> Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>> On 03/03/2008 6:42 AM, Andreas Maunz wrote: >>> Duncan Murdoch wrote: >>>>>> So you have not tried to add one of the mentioned flags? >>>>> >>>>> I did, actually! ;-) >>>>> Increasing the options to "REmbeddedPostgres --no-save --gui=none >>>>> --silent" results in the following: >>>>> >>>>> Error: syntax error in: >>>>> "ironment <- function () .Internal(environment(NULL)) >>>>> mkenv <- function() .Internal(new.env(TRUE, baseenv(), 29L" >>>> That's because you're using an obsolete version of R, that doesn't >>>> support the integer constant 29L. >>> >>> Are you sure? /usr/local/lib/R/bin/R --version gives: >>> R version 2.6.0 (2007-10-03) >> >> Hmm, 2.6.0 should be able to handle that. Are you sure your C program >> is finding that one? I don't think it would print that error message; >> it would say something slightly more informative. >> >> You could get it to print the result of sessionInfo() or version to check.
>
> I incorporated a call to sessionInfo() in the startup part of my
> program, just after R initialization. In the case that it succeeds
> (manual startup) version 2.6.0 is found:
>
> R version 2.6.0 (2007-10-03)
> i686-pc-linux-gnu
>
> locale:
> LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8;LC_NUMERIC=C;LC_TIME=en_US.UTF-8;LC_COLLATE=en_US.UTF-8;LC_MONETARY=en_US.UTF-8;LC_MESSAGES=en_US.UTF-8;LC_PAPER=en_US.UTF-8;LC_NAME=C;LC_ADDRESS=C;LC_TELEPHONE=C;LC_MEASUREMENT=en_US.UTF-8;LC_IDENTIFICATION=C
>
> attached base packages:
> [1] stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
>
> 2.6.0 is also definitely the only version on my system (compiled it
> manually).
I don't know what's causing that syntax error. Perhaps it's a bug that has been fixed in 2.6.2, but I can't think of one. Duncan Murdoch

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