R-alpha: lbeta, .. etc
Thu, 26 Jun 1997 08:03:29 +0200
>>>>> Martin Maechler writes:
>>>>> "Jim" == Jim Lindsey <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Jim> 1. lbeta and beta do not work properly: lbeta returns its first
Jim> argument and beta gives the lbeta result. In names.c lines 245-6,
Jim> the codes for these should be 2 and 3 instead of 1 and 2
Jim> 2. crtl-C does not work (except the first time) on Red Hat elf
Jim> Linux (which has many many other problems as well) nor on the
Jim> previous version of Linux for Amiga. It worked on Slackware aout
Jim> Linux and now works on the most recent version of Linux for the
Jim> Amiga. It also works correctly on a Sun.
> Both of these problems have been reported before, here.
> However, Jim hasn't been subscribed, ``back then''.
> Ross has found (about 6 weeks ago...) that problem '1.'
> is simply a "cut & paste" typo in RHOME/main/names.c
> (old code has been doubled by accident).
> Here is the patch which just deletes about a dozen lines in names.c
Actually, I must have missed that patch, too. I'll rebuild my Debian
packages right away ...
Re official versus non-official patches. What I could do is put all
patches that were posted on r-devel and look reasonable into CRAN (e.g.,
src/patches). However, R&R will probably not be too happy about the
existence of unofficial patches ...
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