[Rd] Sys.setlocale upsets windows graphics device (PR#8887)
nakama at ki.rim.or.jp
Mon May 22 16:01:17 CEST 2006
If a return value of locale does not have a period, a function of libmingwex
gives back NULL in strchr and refers to NULL pointer in atoi.
But it will be right to fix mingw...
--- locales.R.orig Mon Apr 10 07:19:19 2006
+++ locales.R Mon May 22 22:55:21 2006
@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@
category <- match(category, c("LC_ALL", "LC_COLLATE", "LC_CTYPE",
"LC_MONETARY", "LC_NUMERIC", "LC_TIME"))
+ if(locale == "C") locale = "English_United States.1252");
if(is.na(category)) stop("invalid 'category' argument")
2006/5/22, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk>:
> On Mon, 22 May 2006, Edward wrote:
> > Hi,
> > We tried it on 3 separate windows XP computers using version 2.3.0.
> > The original locale is set for Thailand on all 3.
> > So how do we fix it? Is there another patch?
> Don't try to do graphics in the C locale on your computer?
> I suspect this is a font problem in Windows, in that your fonts may be
> specific to the Thai localization. But without a means of reproducing
> this, I can only guess.
> If you can set up a debugger (see the rw-FAQ), you may be able to give us
> some additional clues as the where the crash is occuring.
> > And why does the crash not happen with earlier R versions (eg. 2.2.1) on the
> > same computer?
> Because of the issue mentioned in the CHANGES file, the change to the C
> locale was reverted by opening a graphics window.
> > ---
> >> Sys.getlocale()
> > 
> > "LC_COLLATE=Thai_Thailand.874;LC_CTYPE=Thai_Thailand.874;LC_MONETARY=Thai_Thailand.874;LC_NUMERIC=C;LC_TIME=Thai_Thailand.874"
> > ---
> > Thanks
> > Edward
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Prof Brian Ripley"
> > <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk>
> > To: <edward.m at psu.ac.th>
> > Cc: <R-bugs at biostat.ku.dk>
> > Sent: Monday, May 22, 2006 2:32 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Rd] Sys.setlocale upsets windows graphics device (PR#8887)
> >> Works perfectly for me. There was a bug in 2.2.1, but it was fixed in
> >> 2.2.1 patched (see CHANGES).
> >> What locale were you changing from? (This might be a Windows problem
> >> specific to your locale.)
> >> On Mon, 22 May 2006, edward.m at psu.ac.th wrote:
> >>> Full_Name: Edward McNeil
> >>> Version: 2.3.0
> >>> OS: Widows XP
> >>> Submission from: (NULL) (22.214.171.124)
> >>> Type the following:
> >>>> Sys.setlocale("LC_ALL","C")
> >>>> hist(1:10)
> >>> CRASH
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> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
> University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
> 1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA)
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