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

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2009 09:58:42 -0500

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
> mailing list Received on Tue 01 Dec 2009 - 15:05:56 GMT

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