[Rd] on ptr_R_WriteErrConsole

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Tue Oct 18 15:08:15 CEST 2005

On 10/18/2005 8:51 AM, Thomas Friedrichsmeier wrote:
>> I'll volunteer to do your testing on Windows, provided nobody suggests a
>> way to do what you want without your patches.  That is, if there's a way
>> for a custom front-end to separate the streams of text coming to
>> ptr_R_WriteConsole through REvprintf from that coming through Rvprintf,
>> then your changes are not needed.  If there is currently no way to do
>> that, then I think there should be.
> That would be great. Thank you. I have created a new version of the diff 
> (still against R 2.2.0). This only contains the R_WriteErrConsole part, and 
> the other part is stripped. Also, I have elaborated the windows version of 
> the handling. I hope I have not overlooked anything:
> http://rkward.sourceforge.net/temp/r_writeerrconsole.diff
> If in addition you would like me to create a test case, that would be slightly 
> more difficult for me to do, but I'd be happy to give it a try. Just send me 
> a mail in this case. Probably, however, I would not be able to do this before 
> tomorrow.

Thanks.  I don't think I'll need a test case.  I'll check that it 
compiles and doesn't change the behaviour, then see how easy it is to 
change the colour of error messages in the Windows GUI.


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