[R] R Graphics Crash Problem

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Feb 28 19:18:02 CET 2003

This is a known bug in gcc 3.2.1 and 3.2.2: are you using either of those?
It is described in the R-admin manual: please consult it for details.

The Sun Forte compilers work, and the actual 3.2 does work for me.

On Fri, 28 Feb 2003, a a wrote:

> I recently built R 1.6.2 on solaris 2.8 with gcc 3.2. 
> Things seem to run OK, but using graphics causes R to
> core dump.  (For instance, by using the plot() or
> hist() functions.)  Sometimes I can see the graphics
> drawn before it actually core dumps.  The core file
> shows a crash in Rf_gpptr.  


Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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