[Rd] R_LIBS setting in R -d gdb

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at
Sun, 18 Feb 2001 11:10:40 +0100

>>>>> Paul Gilbert writes:

> I am trying to catch a segfault from a shell in the tests directory
> set up by R CMD check with

> R_LIBS=~/dse/CHECKED/library:..
> export R_LIBS
> R -d gdb
> run

> but then when I try to load a library I find the setting of R_LIBS is
> ignored. What am I doing wrong? The library is found ok without -d
> gdb. (Using Solaris 2.6, R 1.2.1 Patched (2001-02-06) )

Hmm ... hard to believe:

hornik@mithrandir:~/tmp$ export R_LIBS=~/dse/CHECKED/library:..
hornik@mithrandir:~/tmp$ R -d gdb
GNU gdb 19990928
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GDB is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and you are
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This GDB was configured as "i686-pc-linux-gnu"...
(gdb) r
R> Sys.getenv("R_LIBS")

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