Re: [Rd] Bug in R evaluating a huge instruction (PR#14096)

From: Simon Urbanek <simon.urbanek_at_r-project.org>
Date: Wed, 02 Dec 2009 09:07:39 -0500

On Dec 2, 2009, at 2:27 , Jean Couteau wrote:

> Thank you very much for your input Duncan and Romain.
>
> I will try to do what you are advising. The R instruction is
> generated from java using jri (and an abstraction layer we built
> upon it : nuiton-j2r), i will try add this limitation to nuiton-j2r
> so that it split the instruction if it is too long.
>

FWIW the restriction is only on the console input - if you send it directly, there is no limit (I have never heard of nuiton-j2r but if you use rJava to interface from Java to R there is no limit - the string you parse+evaluate can be of any length).

Cheers,
Simon

> Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>> On 01/12/2009 12:50 AM, Jean Couteau wrote:
>>> Thanks for your time Duncan,
>>>
>>> I join here the instruction that is not correct, hoping that might
>>> help you. The file is encoded in utf-8 so you should not have any
>>> problem reading it.
>>>
>>> I doubt to that it is an R bug too, but with all my tests i am
>>> less and less sure of that.
>>
>> I have no problem sourcing that file, but I do get an error if I
>> try to cut and paste it, because it's a single line of 4890
>> characters, and that's too long. So this is an R limitation, but
>> it's one with an easy workaround: just add some line breaks into
>> your source.
>>
>> Duncan Murdoch
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>> Jean Couteau
>>>> Your message has encoding problems, so it's not readable. Could
>>>> you put the code online somewhere where we could download it in
>>>> its original form? I doubt if this is an R bug, but I can't
>>>> point out the problem in your code (or confirm that it really is
>>>> an R bug) without an undamaged copy of the code.
>>>>
>>>> Duncan Murdoch
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
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