Re: [Rd] make check for 2.5.1 RC fails on mbcsToSbcs in graphics

From: Peter Dalgaard <>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 16:26:16 +0200

Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> But R 2.5.0 does the same, and as far as I know R has done so for many
> past versions.
> You are asking the impossible: outputting Latin-1 in a Latin-2
> environment. Remember that postscript() does not handle UTF-8, and so
> uses whatever it thinks the local 8-bit encoding is, in your case
> either Latin-2 or ASCII. We can probably work around this, but
> definitely not at this late stage for 2.5.1.
Yes. Longer term we probably should. I don't think we want "make check" to be locale-dependent, and we do enforce C locale elsewhere. mailing list Received on Wed 27 Jun 2007 - 14:50:21 GMT

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