[R] Q: Segmentation fault at all commands ?

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Mon Nov 25 12:07:21 CET 2002

ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk writes:

> > I believe we fixed a bug with the readline stack for 1.6.1, which
> > only affected 64-bit systems. That could be the one sticking its head
> > up here.
> >
> > (Well, only and only --- we found that fixing that bug uncovered
> > another one on all systems where the stack isn't dropped on Ctrl-C.)
> I run R on two different 64-bit systems (using readline), and that bug did
> not occur at startup on those.  Starting R with --no-readline would
> check if that is the cause.
> R is regularly built and tested on several 64-bit systems, which is why I
> suspected the compiler no being 64-bit.

It was PR#2165 I was thinking of. That was on Tru64, but isn't that the
same Alpha hardware? Symptoms are certainly similar.

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