[R] Stifling REprintf() output

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Tue Sep 9 17:37:45 CEST 2003

On Mon, 8 Sep 2003, Jeff Gentry wrote:

> In some code that I have written, use of url() is generating the output
> line:
> "cannot open: HTTP status was `404 Not Found`"

My fault.  This used to use error(), but as you will recall, the result
was that the connection wasn't freed and getBioC() leaked a lot of

Presumably it should test for options(internet.info) before printing. I'll
have a look when I get back to Seattle.


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