[Rd] Re: Sys.time dumps core at start-up (PR#822)
Tue, 23 Jan 2001 23:53:03 +0100 (CET)
Prof Brian D Ripley skriver...
> Is this the RH5.0 you mentioned earlier (that gdb is pretty
Yes, it is. Using it quite a while now.
> Did you set TZ as advised in ?DateTimeClasses to work around
> bugs in deficient Linux distros? RH6.2's strftime will crash
> on POSIXlt (and its man page) correct inputs.
Setting TZ has no effect. R still dumps core. I don't see the
point of setting TZ, since it is unset in datetime.c
I now do remember I had inexplicable core dump with strftime (or
a similar function) in another program. It was a while back, I
can't recall the details, nor do I remember the program.
In another mail you ask me to debug the problem. I have no
experience debugging large programs, and if the problem is
caused by a faulty library function I don't see the point
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