[Rd] eigen of matrix of Inf hangs (PR#5406)

pburns at pburns.seanet.com pburns at pburns.seanet.com
Sat Nov 29 22:08:18 MET 2003

Full_Name: Patrick Burns
Version: 1.8.1
OS: Windows 2000
Submission from: (NULL) (

The command:

eigen(matrix(Inf, 2, 2))

causes version 1.8.1 to hang in both Windows 2000 and SuSe 8.2.
(Hang defined as apparently needing to kill the process in order
to get a prompt back.)

This is similar to bug #4366 where the same command used NaN
instead of Inf.

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