[Rd] PS driver crashes when no permissions (PR#8078)
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Aug 19 09:47:46 CEST 2005
This is already fixed in 2.1.1 patched: please see the resources the
posting guide and FAQ ask you to consult _before_ sending a bug report!
o File creation errors in pdf(), postscript(), xfig() resulted
in a pointer being freed twice. (Reported by Matt McCall)
As the FAQ says
If a bug has already been reported or fixed, please do not submit
further bug reports on it.
On Fri, 19 Aug 2005 jussi.jousimo at ktl.fi wrote:
> Full_Name: Jussi Jousimo
> Version: 2.1.1
> OS: Linux
> Submission from: (NULL) (188.8.131.52)
> R 2.1.1 crashes when it is trying to write a file with the postscript driver to
> a directory, where the user has no permission to write. For example,
> postscript("foo.ps") gives an error message: *** glibc detected *** free():
> invalid pointer: 0x08a469b0 ***. The problem is at the PSDeviceDriver function
> in the devPS.c file on line 2357 (free(dd);), where the same memory block is
> tried to free the first time and then the second time at line 5138 (free(dev);).
> I'd suggest to remove the first free function.
> R-devel at r-project.org mailing list
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