[R] options(chmhelp = TRUE)

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Fri Feb 7 12:53:02 CET 2003

On Thu, 06 Feb 2003 13:00:04 -0600, you wrote:

>R> options(chmhelp = TRUE)
>R> ?ls # use chm help
>Warning message:
>DLL attempted to change FPU control word from 8001f to 9001f

As Andy said, that's a bug in one of the help system DLLs.  There are
a number of Windows DLLs that contain this bug. 

I'm thinking of changing the behaviour in 1.7.0, as follows:

 1.  By default, the bug will be silently corrected.
 2.  Optionally, it will print the warning you saw.
 3.  The option will be enabled for people testing packages.

Any comments?

Duncan Murdoch

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