R-0.99.0 bugfixes available

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed Feb 9 13:36:56 CET 2000

A couple of bugs turned up immediately after the release, one of them
causing nasty memory corruption when strsplit() was used.

Therefore, a set of patches has been supplied on


and the rest of CRAN should soon follow. The recipe for patching is
(GNU patch assumed)

gunzip -dc R-0.99.0-fixes.gz | patch -p 1

For those with broken patch programs or fast connections, there is
also a patched distribution in


Files patched:

uncmin.c --> demo(nlm) bug
character.c --> strsplit/devPS memory corruption
printutils.c --> va_list trouble
devGTK.c --> gnome/plotmath fix 
edit.R --> couldn't edit character vectors

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