[Rd] Bug with .First in R 2.10

luke at stat.uiowa.edu luke at stat.uiowa.edu
Tue Oct 20 15:00:04 CEST 2009

On Mon, 19 Oct 2009, Duncan Murdoch wrote:

> On 10/18/2009 6:58 PM, Mark.Bravington at csiro.au wrote:
>> I started the same version of R in my usual starting directory (where 
>> there's a larger .RData, whose .First is running OK right now) and then did
>> save( .First, file=<<whatever>>)
>> I'm not sure exactly where the .First came from before that; I use a couple 
>> of different machines and (in the runup to 2.10) a couple of R versions.
> I've tracked this down to a problem when the .First is loaded from the image 
> file, likely due to a change on Sept 29.  Hopefully it will be fixed before 
> release.

Not actually due to that change but an older bug unmasked by that
change.  Should be fixed on the trunk and 2.10 branches now.


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