[Rd] eigin of matrix of NaNs (PR#4366)

maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed Oct 1 01:12:48 MEST 2003

>>>>> "Steve" == Steve Taylor <Steve.Taylor at nz.towerlimited.com>
>>>>>     on Tue, 30 Sep 2003 23:50:04 +0200 (MET DST) writes:

    Steve> Full_Name: Steve Taylor Version: rw1071 OS: Windows
    Steve> NT 4 Submission from: (NULL) (

    Steve> eigen(matrix(NaN,2,2)) causes R to lock up and stop
    Steve> responding

Confirmed for R 1.7.1 on Linux.
The good news is that the bug seems to have been fixed
'inadvertently' already, as it is not showing in R-1.8.0beta

Thank you anyway for the report!

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